Variable WS5A : Measure to prevent contamination

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-8
Invalid: 9
Valid case(s): 5817
Invalid: 1460
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: wm

Definitions of various methods of prevention are as follows:
·	'A' - Wash hands before collecting water
·	'B' - Store drinking water in a clean container with cover 
·	'C' - Use a separate clean cup with a long  handle for taking water out of the container
·	'D' - Keep animals away from the container


Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
8 D.K
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
Do you take any meausures to prevent contamination while handling the water or water storage containers?
Interviewer instructions
Circle '1' if 'Yes', and continue to the next question. If 'No' or 'DK' (Doesn't know'), circle '2' or '8', respectively.
Generated: MAR-20-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit