Codes and Frequencies
GRASSCUTNUM reports the number of grasscutters (Thryonomys swinderianus), a small rodent that is utilized as a food source, owned by the household.
The information in GRASSCUTNUM 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.
- Ghana 2008: All women age 15-49.
- Ghana 2014: All women age 15-49.