Variable ml6 : Child given medicine for malaria or fever during illness

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 8, 9
Valid case(s): 166
Invalid: 2514

File: ch

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


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
Was [NAME] given medicine for treatment of fever or malaria during this illness?
Interviewer instructions
This question is only asked if the child was not taken to a health facility during the illness causing fever (ML2 = 2 or 8).

Record the code corresponding to the answer given. If the child was not given any medicine for the fever or malaria during this illness or the respondent does not know, record the appropriate code and skip to ML8. Otherwise, continue to the next question.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit