Variable HL12A : Father sick for 3 months

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 3266 (3213)
Invalid: 12377 (12485)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: hl

De jure household members (usual residents) aged 0-17 (under 18)
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Yes 42 41 1.3%
2 No 2689 2635 82.0%
8 DK 501 505 15.7%
9 Missing 34 31 1.0%
Sysmiss 12377 12485
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.

For children age 0-17 years ask HL9-HL12A
If father does not live in household:
Literal question
Has (name's) father been very sick for at least 3 months in the past 12 months?
Interviewer instructions
Use the definition of 'very sick' as in HL8A. Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. This question should be left blank if the father lives in the household (See HL12).
Generated: MAR-03-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit