HHWEIGHT (HV005) is an 8-digit numeric variable with 6 implied decimal places.
HHWEIGHT (HV005) is an 8-digit numeric variable, which should be used as a weighting factor to produce representative numbers accurately describing the surveyed population, when household members are the unit of analysis.
Comparability — Index
HHWEIGHT (HV005) has no comparability problems, except for the samples discussed below.
Comparability - Standard DHS
HHWEIGHT (HV005) is included as a standard variable in the standard DHS recode for Phase II forward.