Variable ws4 : Person fetching water

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 8, 9
Valid case(s): 449
Invalid: 2231

File: ch

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Adult woman
2 Adult man
3 Female child (under 15)
4 Male child (under 15)
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
Who usually go to this water source to get the water?
Interviewer instructions
The purpose of this question is to find out the age and gender of the person who usually performs the task of hauling water. This will provide an understanding of whether water hauling responsibilities are given to members of a particular sex or age group.

Probe: "IS THIS PERSON UNDER AGE 15? WHAT SEX IS THIS PERSON?" Record the code that corresponds with the response or '8' if the respondent does not know.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit