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ABROADFEM
Number of own female children living abroad

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      class Abroadfem:public Editor {

public:
    Abroadfem(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::do1981a:
        {
            if (DO1981A_0459() == 99 && DO1981A_0404() >= 12 && DO1981A_0451() > 0 && DO1981A_0451() < 16)
                a = 0;
        }
        break;
        }
        if (a > 10 && a < 98)
            a = 10;


        setData(a);
    }
};

    

Description

ABROADFEM indicates the number of a woman's biological female children who are living abroad.

Comparability — General

There are differences in the universe statement with respect to age, childbearing, and child survival across samples. For the number of male children living abroad, see ABROADMALE.

The variable is top-coded at 10 or more children for all samples.

Universe

  • Bolivia 1992: Females age 12+ who ever had children
  • Colombia 1985: Females age 15+ with surviving children
  • Colombia 1993: Females age 12+
  • Dominican Republic 1981: Females age 12+ who ever had children
  • Paraguay 1982: Females age 14+ who ever had children
  • Uruguay 1985: Females age 15+ who ever had children

Availability

  • Bolivia: 1992
  • Colombia: 1985, 1993
  • Dominican Republic: 1981
  • Paraguay: 1982
  • Uruguay: 1985