Variable CA7 : Symptoms due to problem in chest or blocked nose

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 583 (430.7)
Invalid: 3255 (3398)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: ch

Children aged 0-4
Source of information
The mother or caretaker of the child aged 0-4.


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Problem in chest 137 79 18.3%
2 Blocked nose 341 265 61.6%
3 Both 65 48 11.2%
6 Other 35 35 8.1%
8 DK 5 3 0.7%
9 Missing 0 0 0.0%
Sysmiss 3255 3398
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
Were the symptoms due to a problem in the chest or a blocked nose?
Interviewer instructions
This question aims to find out if the problem needs assessment by a health professional, which does not include a simple cold. 

Circle the code corresponding to the caretaker's response. If the symptoms were from a 'Blocked nose', skip to CA12. If the symptoms were due to 'Other' reasons, write the respondent's description in the line provided, circle '6' and skip to CA12. Otherwise, continue to the next question.
Generated: MAR-07-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit