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:
REGNGN indicates the region in Guinea in which the household was enumerated from 1983 to present. REGNGN is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.
The full set of geography variables for Guinea can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.
Comparability — General
In 1985 there were several boundary changes between the prefectures (GEO1_GN)for Guinea, which prompted combination of the Kindia, Labe, and Mamou regions.
- All households
- Guinea: 1983, 1996, 2014