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.
FPNOWUSOM (V307_10) indicates whether the woman is now using some "other" contraceptive method to delay or avoid getting pregnant. The meaning of "other" depends on the specific response categories included in a given sample.
IPUMS-DHS users may also be interested in FPMETHNOW (V312), which reports the woman's current contraceptive method.