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.
FPPROBFSTS2 (V308_06) reports the woman's opinion about the main problem, if any, with using female sterilization as a family planning method. Interviewers collected the information through an open-ended question and then recorded the woman's response using country-specific codes.
IPUMS-DHS interested in using FPPROBFSTS2 may also be interested in FPPROBFSTS, which coded the woman's response using standard response categories.