Variable ws5 : Treat water to make safer for drinking

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 8, 9
Valid case(s): 8336
Invalid: 20

File: hh

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
8 DK
9 Missing
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
Do you have any treatment of the water before drinking (including boiling water)?
Interviewer instructions
Record '1' if 'Yes', and continue to the next question. If 'No' or 'DK' (Doesn't know), record '2' or '8', respectively, and skip to WS7.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit