Fuel for cooking and heating: Coal/coke/lignite
Codes and Frequencies
CHCOAL indicates whether the household uses coal, coke, or lignite for cooking and heating.
The information in CHCOAL is taken from the household record and applies to household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis and using the RESIDENT variable when women, children, and births are the unit of analysis.
- India 1998: Ever-married women age 15-49.
- South Africa 1998: All women age 15-49.