Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
DHS_IPUMSI_SD provides geographic codes for Sudan that match those in the DHS and IPUMS-International databases. This variable can be used to link contextual area data from IPUMS-DHS to IPUMS-International or vice versa. The codes in DHS_IPUMSI_SD indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.
GIS shapefiles for Sudan can be downloaded here.
Comparability — General
The units in DHS_IPUMSI_SD are harmonized across DHS and IPUMS-International samples to account for changing boundaries in the major administrative level of geography. The DHS survey year is 1989 and corresponds to the census samples from 2008 in IPUMS-International.
The 1989 survey of Sudan in DHS excludes Bahr El Ghazal, Equatoria, and Upper Nile - all of which are in present day South Sudan.
- All households
- Sudan: 2008