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.
RELIGION (V130) reports the respondent's religion. While the categories and codes for the religion variable in the original DHS files are country-specific, IPUMS-DHS uses a 4-digit composite coding system to fit these diverse categories into a single variable without losing information. Â See Comparability.
Ethnicity and religion Variables -- TOPICS