CIRCLE ALL MENTIONED. IF MORE THAN ONE METHOD MENTIONED, FOLLOW SKIP INSTRUCTION FOR HIGHEST METHOD IN LIST.
FEMALE STERILIZATION A (GO TO 307)
MALE STERILIZATION B (GO TO 307)
IUD C (GO TO 308A)
INJECTABLES D (GO TO 308A)
IMPLANTS E (GO TO 308A)
CONDOM G (GO TO 306)
FEMALE CONDOM H (GO TO 308A)
DIAPHRAGM I (GO TO 308A)
FOAM/JELLY J (GO TO 308A)
LACTATIONAL AMEN. METHOD K (GO TO 308A)
RHYTHM METHOD L (GO TO 308A)
WITHDRAWAL M (GO TO 308A)
CYCLE BEADS N (GO TO 308A)
OTHER MODERN METHOD X (GO TO 308A)
OTHER TRADITIONAL METHOD Y (GO TO 308A)
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
FPNOWUSCYCB indicates whether the woman is now using cycle beads (Standard Days Method) to delay or avoid getting pregnant.
Users should be careful to distinguish this variable from FPNOWUSRHY, which refers to the rhythm method (periodic abstinence), another calendar-based contraceptive method.
IPUMS-DHS users may also be interested in FPMETHNOW (V312), which reports the woman's current contraceptive method.