Variable hc5 : Main material of wall

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 walls 9 0.1%
12 Cane/palm/trunks 14 0.1%
13 Dirt 917 5.5%
21 Bambo with mud 11 0.1%
22 Stone with mud 322 1.9%
23 Uncovered adobe 306 1.8%
24 Plywood 10 0.1%
25 Carton 1 0.0%
26 Reused wood 0 0.0%
27 Reeds 2 0.0%
31 Cement 171 1.0%
32 Stone with lime/cement 1197 7.2%
33 Bricks 8183 49.4%
34 Cement blocks 4288 25.9%
35 Covered adobe 634 3.8%
36 Wood planks/shingles 36 0.2%
37 Chinku tin 10 0.1%
96 Other 459 2.8%
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 walls.
Post-question
Record observation.
Interviewer instructions
Circle the correct code for the material of the dwelling walls, 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 walls, record the main wall material (the material that covers the largest amount of wall space).
Generated: MAR-10-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit