Variable hc5 : Main material of wall

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 22-99
Valid case(s): 19019 (19019)
Invalid: 1003 (0)
Minimum: 22
Maximum: 96

File: hh

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
22 Stone with mud
31 Cement
32 Stone with lime/cement
34 Cement blocks
35 Covered adobe
36 Wood planks/shingles
96 Other
99 Missing

Main material of the walls.
Record observation.
Interviewer instructions
Circle the correct code for the material of the dwelling walls, based on your observation. You will be able to observe the correct answer in most cases, but if in doubt, ask. If there is more than one kind of material making up the walls, record the main wall material (the material that covers the largest amount of wall space).
Generated: MAY-20-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit