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WKHRSPERDAY (WKHRSPERDAY)
Hours worked in typical day
Group: Work

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Description

WKHRSPERDAY reports how many hours the woman works in a typical day.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Ghana
Zimbabwe

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, WKHRSPERDAY is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

WKHRSPERDAY is a country-specific variable not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Ghana [top]

The 1988 Ghana survey asks specifically about the number of hours worked on a typical working day.

Comparability — Zimbabwe [top]

The 1988 and 1994 Zimbabwe surveys ask specifically about the number of hours worked on a typical working day.

Universe

  • Egypt 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working.
  • Ghana 1988: Women age 15-49 who are currently working.
  • Uganda 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Zimbabwe 1988: Women age 15-49 who are currently working and do not work in agriculture.
  • Zimbabwe 1994: Women age 15-49 who are currently working.
  • Egypt: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B
  • Ghana: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B
  • Uganda: 1995-B, 1995-W, 1995-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C, 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C