Variable ML6 : Child given medicine for malaria or fever during illness

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 161 (169.8)
Invalid: 4209 (4103.2)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2

File: ch

Children aged 0-4
Source of information
The mother or caretaker of the child aged 0-4.


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Yes 123 136 80.0%
2 No 38 34 20.0%
8 DK 0 0 0.0%
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
Was (name) given medicine for fever or malaria during this illness?
Interviewer instructions
This question is only asked if the child was not taken to a health facility during the illness causing fever (ML2 = 2 or 8).

Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. If the child was not given any medicine for the fever or malaria during this illness or the respondent does not know, circle the appropriate code and skip to ML8. Otherwise, continue to the next question.
Generated: APR-02-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit