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DHS Senegal - Stove variables [message #13784] Fri, 22 December 2017 05:31 Go to next message
ThomasT is currently offline  ThomasT
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Dear DHS team,

I am working with the DHS datasets 2012-13 and 2014 for Senegal. In both surveys, the household questionnaires include a question on LPG/electric stove ownership and another question on improved biomass stove ownership (question #110). However, the translated variable labels in the data dictionary and datasets are a bit confusing: variable sh110j is simply labeled "stove" and sh110k "improved kitchen". Could you confirm that sh110j corresponds to "has electric/LPG stove" and sh110k "has improved biomass stove"? Many thanks !
Re: DHS Senegal - Stove variables [message #13823 is a reply to message #13784] Fri, 05 January 2018 17:08 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
The labels for these country specific variables should be the same as in the questionnaire for that question number.
For SH110J Un réchaud/cuisinière à gaz/électrique ? stove / gas stove / electric stove
For SH110K Un foyer amélioré / (in this case) improved kitchen.

I made a few inquiries and was sent the following photo for "improved kitchen"

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