Variable HC4 : Main material of roof

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 301376 (301732)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 12
Maximum: 99

File: hl

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
12 Thatch/palm leaf
21 Rustic mat/Plastic sheet/Polythine
22 Palm/bamboo
31 Metal
32 Wood
34 Ceramic tiles
35 Cement
96 Other
99 Missing
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.

Main material of the roof.
Record observation.
Interviewer instructions
Circle the correct code for the material of the dwelling roof, based on your observation. You will be able to observe the correct answer in most cases, but if in doubt, ask. If there is more than one kind of material making up the roof, record the main roofing material (the material that covers the largest amount of roof).
Generated: FEB-14-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit