Variable HC5 : Main material of wall

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 22-99
Valid case(s): 14205 (13919)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 22
Maximum: 96

File: wm

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

Categories

Value Category Cases Weighted
22 Stone with mud 101 91 0.7%
23 Uncovered adobe 15 9 0.1%
24 Plywood 9 8 0.1%
26 Reused wood 20 18 0.1%
31 Cement 168 157 1.1%
32 Stone with lime/cement 102 94 0.7%
33 Bricks 3456 3252 23.4%
34 Cement blocks 1782 1211 8.7%
35 Covered adobe 6528 6309 45.3%
36 Wood planks/shingles 2007 2759 19.8%
96 Other 17 12 0.1%
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: MAR-03-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit