Central Data Catalog
Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009
2008 - 2009
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS)
Institut National de la Statistique, Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Industrie [Madagascar] and ICF Macro, Minnesota Population Center
August 23, 2018
Documentation in PDF
Marital status (Female household members) (M_HWFMARSTAT)
0 - 9
Questions and instructions
Never in union
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 female household members who were potential subjects for height, weight, and hemoglobin measurement, HWFMARSTAT (HA60) indicates whether they had ever been married or in a union.
This variable was typically used to assist DHS personnel determine from whom consent could be obtained in cases where the female household member was under age 18 and could not grant consent herself.
Female blood testing Variables -- PERSON