Variable mwlthind : Wealth index

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 4578 (4546.7)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: ch

Universe
Children aged 0-4
Source of information
Variables constructed for analysis

Categories

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.

Pre-question
Recoded variable.
Derivation
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