Variable ws7 : Kind of toilet facility

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 4
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Invalid: 99
Valid case(s): 9470
Invalid: 1

File: wm

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
11 Flush to piped sewer system
12 Flush to septic tank
13 Flush to pit (latrine)
14 Flush to somewhere else
15 Flush to unknown place/not sure/DK where
21 Ventilated Improved Pit latrine (VIP)
22 Pit latrine with slab
23 Pit latrine without slab/open pit
31 Composting toilet
41 Bucket
51 Hanging toilet/hanging latrine
95 No facilities or bush or field
96 Other
99 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
What kind of latrine do member of your household use?
 If "flush" or "pour flush", probe:
     Where do you flush/pour flush to?
Interviewer instructions
It may be necessary to observe the facility. If so, ask permission to do so. If the respondent answers or it is observed that the household members have no facilities or use the bush or field, enter '95' for 'No facilities or bush or field' and skip to the next module. If any of the flush or pour flush responses (11-15) are given, probe: "WHERE DOES IT FLUSH TO?" Record the code corresponding to the response given.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit