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India Human Development Survey- II Women's Questionnaire: Health Beliefs around Contraception and Reproductive Health

This measure uses 2 self-reported items from the second round of the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) Women's Questionnaire. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across India. This measure captures knowledge of women around reproductive health. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire here.

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Geographies Tested: India

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. Do men become physically weak even months after sterilization?

Response Options:
No
Yes
Don’t Know

2. In which part of the menstrual cycle a woman is most likely to get pregnant?

Response Options:
Just before her period begins
During her period
Right after her period has ended
Half way between two periods
Timing makes no difference
Don’t know No opinion

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2015). India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://doi. org/10.3886/ICPSR36151. v6.

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