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.
BIOFHEMOLEVEL (V453) reports the level of hemoglobin in the respondent's blood, in terms of grams per deciliter (g/dl), based on testing of blood drawn by DHS personnel. Hemoglobin levels are tested to determine the presence and severity of anemia. BIOFHEMOLEVEL is a 3-digit variable with 1 implied decimal place.
For a summary statement of anemia status, based on grouped hemoglobin level results, see BIOFANEMIALVL (V457).