Variable BF5 : Time ate solid, semisolid or soft food other than liquids

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 4422 (4417.2)
Invalid: 1482 (1527.8)
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
7 7+
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.

Check BF3H: Child received solid or semi-solid (mushy) food?

Yes. Continue with BF5
No or DK. Go to Next Module
Literal question
Since this time yesterday, how many times did (NAME) eat solid, semisolid, or soft foods other than liquids?
If 7 or more times, record '7'.
Interviewer instructions
If the child received solid or semi-solid (mushy) food (BF3H=1), check the box marked 'Yes' and continue to the next question. If 'No' or 'DK', check the corresponding box and go to the next module.


In this question, we want to find out how many times the child was given non-liquid foods in the 24 hours prior to the interview. Record the number of times in the space provided. If the number is seven or more, record '7'. If the respondent does not know, circle '8'.
Generated: FEB-14-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit