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HCHHSICKID (HCHHSICKID)
HH member got health care for: Treating sick child, past 12 months

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Description

HCHHSICKID indicates whether any member of the household received treatment for a sick child at a health facility in the past 12 months.

The information in HCHHSICKID 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 (with visitors coded "2") when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.

Comparability

HCHHSICKID has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • Ethiopia 2000: All women age 15-49.
  • Ethiopia: 2000-H, 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2000-M