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Hysterectomy vs menopause data [message #28070] Tue, 07 November 2023 12:49
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In the description below from the DHS 7, it is said that we would find a survey specific code for a hysterectomy option for V226. However, I cannot find it, while I need to make the difference between women who were menopause and those who had hysterectomy. Any help will be much appreciated.



Percentage of women who are menopausal


Percentage of women age 30-49 who are menopausal.

Population base: All women age 30-49 (v012 in 30:49) (IR file)
Time period: Current status at the time of survey

Number of women whose last menstruation occurred six or more months before the survey (v226 in 6:399) or before the last birth (v226 = 995):
1) who have had a hysterectomy (v226 = survey specific code)
2) who declare that they are menopausal (v226 = 994)
3) who never menstruated (v226 = 996).
Excludes women who are currently pregnant or have postpartum amenorrhea (v213 = 1 or v405 = 1).
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