Variable HC6 : Type of fuel using for cooking

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-99
Valid case(s): 10908 (9847)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 99

File: wm

Women aged 15-49
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Electricity
2 Liquid propane gas (LPG)
3 Natural gas
4 Biogas
5 Kerosene
6 Coal/lignite
7 Charcoal
8 Wood
9 Straw/shrubs/grass
10 Animal dung
11 Agricultural crop residue
96 Other
99 Missing

Literal question
What type of fuel does your household mainly use for cooking?
Interviewer instructions
Information on the type of fuel used for cooking is collected as another measure of the socio-economic status of the household. The use of some cooking fuels can also have adverse health consequences.
Generated: APR-26-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit