601A) Was bridewealth negotiated in your current union?
YES 1 (GO TO 601C)
NIU (not in universe)
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.
For women who are currently married or living with a man, BRIDEWYN indicates whether bridewealth was negotiated in her current union.
Bridewealth generally refers to the giving of cash or goods by the bridegroom's kin to the bride's kin to settle a marriage. Bridewealth is sometimes part of a reciprocal exchange, in which the bride's kin pay a dowry to the groom's kin.