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.
FPPREVMETH (V341) reports the last contraceptive method used (since the last birth) before the current method, for currently married women who are currently using contraception. Women who did not use a different contraceptive method prior to their current method (at least since their last birth) are coded 0.
When children are chosen as the unit of analysis, the woman respondent indicates the mother of the child.