Variable HL10A : Mother sick for 3 months

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 4747 (4751.4)
Invalid: 37946 (37967.5)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: hl

De jure household members (usual residents) aged 0-17 (under 18)
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
8 DK
9 Missing
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.

For children age 0-17 years ask HL9-HL12A
If mother does not live in household:
Literal question
Has (name's) mother been very sick for at least 3 months in the past 12 months?
Interviewer instructions
Use the definition of 'very sick' from HL8A. Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. The question should be left blank if the mother lives in the household (See HL10).
Generated: FEB-14-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit