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 household members under age 5 who were potential subjects for height and weight measurement, HWCMONTHMEAS (HC18) reports the calendar month of the year during which their height and weight were measured by DHS personnel.
The complementary variables HWCDAYMEAS (HC17) and HWCYEARMEAS (HC19) report the day (of the month) and the year, respectively, of the young household member's height and weight measurement.
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