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FICDROUGHT (FICDROUGHT)
Food insufficiency cause: Drought

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Description

FICDROUGHT indicates whether drought was a cause of food insufficiency for the household.

The information in FICDROUGHT is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors (coded "2") using:

RESIDENT variable when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis;
HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis;
RESIDENTMN variable when men are the unit of analysis.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Nepal

Comparability

FICDROUGHT has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

FICDROUGHT is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS household questionnaire.

Comparability — Nepal [top]

The 2011 Nepal survey used the preceding 12 months as the reference period for this question.

Universe

  • Nepal 2011: All women age 15-49.
  • Nepal: 2011-H, 2011-M, 2011-W, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B