Variable HC1A : Religion of head

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 44265 (43731.1)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 6

File: hl

De jure household members (usual residents)
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Christian
2 Jewish
3 Muslim
6 Other Religion
7 No Religion
9 Missing

Recoded variable
Literal question
What is the religion of the head of this household?
Interviewer instructions
Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. Make sure to get the religion, ethnicity or mother tongue/native language of the household head.
The variable is created from information collected on religion in the HH file. 
Codes 2,6 and 7 are recoded into code 6 (other).
Generated: APR-26-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit