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WASHERNUM (WASHERNUM)
Number of washing machines owned by HH

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Description

WASHERNUM reports the number of washing machines owned by the household. The related variable WASHERYN indicates whether the household had any washing machine.

The information in WASHERNUM is taken from the household record, linked to the record of the woman respondent. This information applies to household residents, not temporary visitors, so researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2").

Comparability

WASHERNUM has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • Benin 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Benin: 2006-H, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B