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.
FPPROBRHYS2 (V308_08) reports the woman's opinion about the main problem, if any, with using the rhythm method (periodic abstinence) 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 FPPROBRHYS2 may also be interested in FPPROBRHYS, which coded the woman's response using standard response categories.