Variable VA1 : Child ever received vitamin A
Valid case(s): 5246 (5246)
Invalid: 658 (698.9)
Children aged 0-4
Source of information
The mother or caretaker of the child aged 0-4.
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.
Has (name) ever received a vitamin A capsule (supplement) like this one?
Show capsule or dispenser for different doses - 100,000 IU for those 6-11 months old, 200,000 IU for those 12-59 months old
This question asks if the child has received a vitamin A supplement. Show the capsule or dispenser you were given to help the caretaker remember. You may be instructed to show different capsules, 100,000 IU for children 6-11 months old and 200,000 IU for children 12-59 months old, asking the caretaker to identify the correct one. Circle the code corresponding to the response. If the child has never received a vitamin A supplement or the mother/caretaker does not know if he/she has ever received one, skip to the next module.