Variable HC7 : Food cooked on stove or open fire

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 2250 (2344)
Invalid: 4718 (4340)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 6

File: hh

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Open fire 1677 2194 93.6%
2 Open stove 105 64 2.7%
3 Closed stove 45 16 0.7%
6 Other 423 70 3.0%
9 Missing 0 0 0.0%
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
In this household, is food cooked on an open fire, an open stove or a closed stove?
Probe for type.
Interviewer instructions
Probe for type of stove and circle the code corresponding to the response given. If a response is given other than the pre-coded ones, circle '96' and specify the type of stove on the line provided. For 'Closed stove', skip the next question and ask HC8.
Generated: APR-02-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit