Institut National de la Statistique, Ministère Délégué Auprès du Premier Ministre, Chargé de l'Economie, des Finances et du Plan [Côte d'Ivoire] and Macro International Inc., Minnesota Population Center
402) RECORD THE NAME, LINE NUMBER, AND SURVIVAL STATUS OF EACH BIRTH SINCE JANUARY 1991 IN THE TABLE. ASK THE QUESTIONS ABOUT ALL OF THESE BIRTHS. BEGIN WITH THE LAST BIRTH. (IF THERE ARE MORE THAN 3 BIRTHS, USE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONNAIRES.)
Now I would like to ask you some questions about the health of all your children born in the last 5 years. (We will talk about once child at a time.)
LINE NUMBER FROM Q. 212
FROM Q. 212 AND Q. 216
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.
MIDX reports the young child's line number in the woman respondent's maternity history. For children who are included in the maternity history (pregnancy and postnatal care section of the questionnaire, normally children under age 3, 4, or 5), the value of MIDX is the same as the child's line number in the birth history (BIDX).
According to the DHS Recode Manuals, "For twins, the information in their entries will be identical for all variables relating to prenatal care."