Variable ca14b : Symptoms: Child becomes sicker

Type: Discrete
Format: character
Width: 1
Valid case(s): 1365
Invalid: 0

File: ch

Children aged 0-4
Source of information
The mother or caretaker of the child aged 0-4.


Value Category
B Child becomes sicker
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
Sometimes children have severe illnesses and should be taken immediately to a health facility.
What types of symptoms would cause you to take your child to a health facility right away?
Interviewer instructions
Note that this question will only be asked once per mother/primary caretaker. If you are interviewing the same mother/primary caretaker for more than one child under 5 years old, ask this question when you interview her/him for the first child. Copy the response to this question to the same question in the questionnaire for the second child. 
Circle the codes for the symptoms mentioned.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit