Variable VA3 : Place child got last Vitamin A dose

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 2612 (2488.8)
Invalid: 1758 (1784.2)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: ch

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


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 On routine visit to health centre 797 680 27.3%
2 Sick child visit to health centre 21 19 0.8%
3 National immunization day campain 1296 1449 58.2%
6 Other 418 272 10.9%
8 DK 80 68 2.7%
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
Where did (name) get this last dose?
Interviewer instructions
This question is meant to provide information for health programmes about where children are most likely to get their vitamin A dose. 

Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. If the dose was obtained during a routine visit to a health facility, circle '1'. If the child was taken to a health facility because she/he was sick, and the supplement was obtained during this visit, circle '2'. If vitamin A supplement was given during a National Immunization Campaign, circle '3'. If the supplement was obtained from a source not listed, write the description next to 'Other' and circle '6'.
Generated: APR-02-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit