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BEDNUM (BEDNUM)
Number of beds owned by HH

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Description

BEDNUM reports the number of beds owned by the household.

The information in BEDNUM is taken from the household record, linked to the record of the woman respondent. This information applies to household residents, not temporary visitors, so researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2").

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Jordan

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, BEDNUM is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

BEDNUM is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS household questionnaire.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2017 Jordan questionnaire asks about the number of beds or sofa beds.

Universe

  • Benin 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Benin: 2006-M, 2006-H, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Jordan: 2017-M, 2017-H, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B