Variable HC7 : Food cooked on stove or open fire

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 1629 (1660.4)
Invalid: 2741 (2612.6)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 6

File: ch

Children aged 0-4
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Open fire 1331 1580 95.2%
2 Open stove 60 41 2.5%
3 Closed stove 20 8 0.5%
6 Other 218 31 1.9%
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