Variable mn11a : Weight from card or recall

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 9
Valid case(s): 813
Invalid: 8658

File: wm

Women aged 15-49 who gave birth to a child in the 2 years preceding the survey
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview


Value Category
1 Card
2 Recall
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
Record from health card or recall?
Interviewer instructions
Record the birthweight in kilograms. If the weight is 'From card' or is recorded on another written document (such as a vaccination card, antenatal card or birth certificate), record '1'
If there is no card, and the mother cannot remember the exact weight, record her best estimate.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit