Variable DA13 : Mentally backward

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 4829 (2627.7)
Invalid: 28444 (25535.3)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: hl

De jure children aged 2-14
Source of information
Mother or caretaker of the child


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Yes 109 36 1.4%
2 No 4473 2427 92.3%
9 Missing 247 165 6.3%
Sysmiss 28444 25535
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.

Literal question
Compared with other children of the same age, does (name) appear in any way mentally backward, dull or slow?
Interviewer instructions
Circle '1' for 'Yes' and '2' for 'No' for all questions in this module. Insert the child's name in the question. Read out the entire question as it is written.


This question should be asked about each child listed in this module (that is, each child age 2 through 9).
Generated: MAR-07-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit