Variable mwlthind : Wealth index

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 26423 (26423)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2

File: hl

De jure household members (usual residents)
Source of information
Variables constructed for analysis


Value Category
1 Poorest
2 Richest
9 Missing/DK
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.

Recoded variable
Recoded variable wlthind5 (wealth index quintile). The categories for wlthind5 are regrouped into two categories: poorest 60% (wlthind5 = 1 or wlthind2 = 2 or wlthind5 = 3) and richest 40% (wlthind5 = 4 or wlthind5 = 5).
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit