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Not enough food for HH in past 7 days (yes/no)

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FILACKFOODWKYN indicates whether, in the past seven days, the household did not have enough food or money to buy food.

The information in FILACKFOODWKYN is taken from the household record and applies to household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors (code "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.


FILACKFOODWKYN has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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


  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the men's survey.
  • Kenya: 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B, 2014-M, 2014-H, 2014-W