Variable hc4 : Main material of roof

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 27564
Invalid: 0
Minimum: 11
Maximum: 96

File: wm

Universe
Households
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member

Categories

Value Category Cases
11 No roof 3 0.0%
12 Thatch/palm leaf 675 2.4%
13 Sod 54 0.2%
21 Rustic mat 358 1.3%
22 Palm/bamboo 183 0.7%
23 Reeds 1122 4.1%
24 Wood Planks 1432 5.2%
31 Metal 10220 37.1%
32 Wood 833 3.0%
33 Calamine/cement fiber 395 1.4%
34 Ceramic tiles 25 0.1%
35 Cement 12046 43.7%
36 Roofing shingles 137 0.5%
96 Other 81 0.3%
99 Missing 0 0.0%
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.

Pre-question
Main material of the roof.
Post-question
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: MAR-10-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit