Codes and Frequencies
CASHCROPYN indicates whether the household has any cash crops.
Comparability — Index
CASHCROPYN differs across samples in question wording. Potentially significant differences in wording are discussed below, for individual countries.
The information in CASHCROPYN is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.
Comparability - Standard DHS
CASHCROPYN is a country-specific household variable not included in the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Ethiopia [top]
The 2000 Ethiopian survey asks, "Does your household: grow cash crops?"
Comparability — Kenya [top]
The 1993 Kenyan survey asks, "Does any member of your household own: Cash crops such as tea, coffee, cotton?"
- Ethiopia 2000: All women age 15-49.
- Kenya 1993: All women age 15-49.