Variable CA2B : Government-recommended homemade fluid

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 109 (126.7)
Invalid: 4930 (4859.3)
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 Yes 42 46 36.3%
2 No 62 73 57.4%
8 DK 5 8 6.3%
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
During this last episode of diarrhoea, did (name) drink any of the following:

Read each item aloud and record response before proceeding to the next item.

Government-recommended homemade fluid?
Interviewer instructions
We want to know if and what type of oral rehydration solution (ORS) the child took during the last episode of diarrhoea. 

Ask each question separately: "WAS (name) GIVEN A FLUID MADE FROM A SPECIAL PACKET CALLED (local name for ORS packet solution)? WAS HE/SHE GIVEN GOVERNMENT-RECOMMENDED HOMEMADE FLUID?" and so forth. Read each item aloud and circle the code corresponding to the response before proceeding to the next item.
Generated: MAR-03-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit