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Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS-8): Reproductive Coercion

The Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS-8): Reproductive Coercion includes a single item from the Women's Questionnaire to assess the female respondent’s perceptions of pressure to become pregnant by her husband or other family member(s). 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 women’s 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. Has your husbandpartner or any other family member ever tried to pressure you to become pregnant when you did not want to become pregnant?

Response Options:
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No

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Not Applicable

Original Citation

Demographic and Health Surveys (2019). Demographic and Health Surveys: Women's Questionnaire. https://dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-DHSQ8-DHS-Questionnaires-and-Manuals.cfm

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