Variable HC5 : Main material of wall

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 14719 (14557.9)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 22
Maximum: 96

File: wm

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

Categories

Value Category Cases Weighted
22 Stone with mud 493 301 2.1%
23 Uncovered adobe 1213 1486 10.2%
26 Reused wood 392 459 3.2%
27 Cane fiber board 1514 1365 9.4%
31 Cement 3621 4255 29.2%
32 Stone with lime/cement 217 112 0.8%
33 Bricks 4182 3858 26.5%
34 Cement blocks 824 849 5.8%
35 Covered adobe 1164 987 6.8%
36 Wood planks/shingles 177 168 1.2%
37 monolith 347 194 1.3%
96 Other 575 524 3.6%
99 Missing 0 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: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit