Variable hc5 : Main material of wall

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 9444 (4857293.5)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 11
Maximum: 96

File: ch

Universe
Households
Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member

Categories

Value Category Cases Weighted
11 No walls 4 1203 0.0%
12 Cane/palm/trunks 43 25026 0.5%
13 Dirt 0 0 0.0%
24 Plywood 104 56563 1.2%
25 Carton 2 1237 0.0%
26 Reused wood 21 10204 0.2%
27 Bamboo 199 104713 2.2%
31 Cement 4036 1.883126E6 38.8%
32 Stone with lime/cement 299 148358 3.1%
33 Bricks 163 79632 1.6%
34 Cement blocks 1003 516531 10.6%
36 Wood planks/shingles 2966 1.706646E6 35.1%
37 Zinc 453 224666 4.6%
38 Tile 102 69488 1.4%
39 Shera wood 22 15405 0.3%
96 Other 27 14494 0.3%
99 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.

Pre-question
Main material of the walls.
Post-question
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: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit