Variable HC4 : Main material of roof

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 44265 (43731.1)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 11
Maximum: 99

File: hl

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


Value Category
11 No roof
12 Thatch/palm leaf
13 Sod
21 Rustic mat
22 Palm/bamboo
23 Wood Planks
31 Metal
32 Wood
33 Calamine/cement fiber
34 Ceramic tiles
35 Cement
36 Roofing shingles
96 Other
99 Missing

Main material of the roof:
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: APR-26-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit