Variable ce5 : How many time he was left alone

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 0-99
Invalid: 99
Valid case(s): 2678
Invalid: 2
Minimum: 0
Maximum: 20
Mean: 0.3
Standard deviation: 1.4

File: ch

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


Value Category
99 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
Whithin the last 7 days, how many times was [NAME] left alone?
Interviewer instructions
This question asks, given the same situation as in CE4, whether and how many times the child was left completely unattended, even by another child under 10 years old.

As in CE4, make it clear to the respondent that you are asking only about the week previous to the day of interview. Enter the response in the spaces provided. If the answer is 'None', record '00'.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit