Variable hc4 : Main material of roof

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 16570
Invalid: 0
Minimum: 11
Maximum: 96

File: ch

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

Categories

Value Category Cases
11 No roof 1 0.0%
12 Thatch/palm leaf 513 3.1%
13 Sod 34 0.2%
21 Rustic mat 232 1.4%
22 Palm/bamboo 109 0.7%
23 Reeds 983 5.9%
24 Wood Planks 1074 6.5%
31 Metal 6484 39.1%
32 Wood 489 3.0%
33 Calamine/cement fiber 213 1.3%
34 Ceramic tiles 18 0.1%
35 Cement 6280 37.9%
36 Roofing shingles 77 0.5%
96 Other 63 0.4%
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