Variable ml1 : Child ill with fever in last 2 weeks

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 8, 9
Valid case(s): 2678
Invalid: 2

File: ch

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

Categories

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
In the last two weeks, has [NAME] been ill with a fever
Interviewer instructions
Fever is a symptom of malaria, and in areas where malaria is prevalent, mothers are advised to take action to treat for malaria as soon as fever begins. 
Record the code corresponding to the answer given.  Record the code corresponding to 'Yes' only if the child has been ill with a fever at any time in the 2 weeks prior to the date of the interview. If the child has not been ill with a fever or the respondent doesn't know, skip to ML10.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit