FPKNOEMRG (V304_16) indicates whether the woman knows about emergency contraception as a method for family planning. The complementary variable FPEVUSEMRG indicates whether the woman had ever used emergency contraception to delay or avoid a pregnancy.
Some samples differentiate between spontaneous and probed affirmative responses; see Comparability. In probing questions, emergency contraception is often described by the following:
As an emergency measure, within three days after they have unprotected sexual intercourse, women can take special pills to prevent pregnancy.