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Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8 (DHS-8): Parental Domestic Violence

The Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS-8): Parental Domestic Violence includes 1 item from the Domestic Violence Module that asks whether the respondent’s father ever beat her mother. 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 located here.

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Geographies Tested: Afghanistan,Angola,Burkina Faso,Cambodia,Cameroon,Cote d'Ivoire,Ethiopia,Ghana,Guatemala,Guinea,Kenya,Madagascar,Mozambique,Myanmar (Burma),Nepal,Rwanda,Senegal,The Gambia,Zimbabwe

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

  1. As far as you know, did your father ever beat your mother?

Response Options:
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No
Don’t know

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Original Citation

Demographic and Health Surveys (2019). Demographic and Health Surveys: Domestic Violence Module https://dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-dhsq8-dhs-questionnaires-and-manuals.cfm

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