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DHS Survey Indicators - Characteristics of Households

RESULTS OF THE HOUSEHOLD AND INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEWS

Results of the household and individual interviews
Number of households, number of interviews and response rates, according urban-rural residence and region.

Results of the household and individual interviews [Men]

Number of households, number of interviews and response rates, according urban-rural residence and region.


HOUSEHOLD POPULATION BY AGE AND SEX

Household population by age and sex
Percent distribution of the de-facto household population by five-year age groups, according to sex, urban-rural residence, and region.


HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION

Household composition

Percent distribution of households by sex of head of household, household size, and whether household includes fostered children according to urban-rural residence and region.

Household composition (mean)

Mean number of household members by background characteristics.


FOSTERHOOD AND ORPHANHOOD

Fosterhood and orphanhood

Percent distribution of de-jure children under age fifteen by survival and residence of parents, according to child's age, sex, place of residence and region.


EDUCATIONAL LEVEL OF HOUSEHOLD POPULATION

Educational level of household population

Percent distribution of the de-facto male and female household population age 6 and over by highest level of education attended, according to selected background characteristics.

Educational level of the household population (median)

Median number of years of education by background characteristics.


SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

School attendance
Percent of the de-facto household population 6-24 years of age attending school by age group, sex, urban-rural residence, and region.


SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RATIOS

School attendance ratios

Net attendance ratios (NAR) and gross attendance ratios (GAR) for the de jure household population by level of schooling and sex, according to background characteristics.


GRADE REPETITION AND DROPOUT RATES

Grade repetition and dropout rates

Repetition and dropout rates for the de jure household population age 5-24 years by school grade, according to background characteristics.


HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS

Housing characteristics
Percent distribution of households by housing characteristics, according to urban-rural residence and region.

 
HOUSEHOLD DURABLE GOODS

Household durable goods

Percentage of households possessing various durable consumer goods, according to urban-rural residence and region.

 
RESPONDENT BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS

Respondent background characteristics

Percent distribution of women by age, marital status, urban-rural residence, region, level of education and whether currently attending school.

Respondent background characteristics [Men]

Percent distribution of men by age, marital status, urban-rural residence, region, level of education and whether currently attending school.

 
RESPONDENT LEVEL OF EDUCATION BY BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS

Respondent level of education by background characteristics

Percent distribution of women by highest level of education attended, according to age, residence, and region.

Respondent level of education by background characteristics [Men]

Percent distribution of men by highest level of education attended, according to age, residence, and region.

 
SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AND REASONS FOR LEAVING SCHOOL

School attendance and reasons for leaving school
Percent distribution of women 15 to 24 by whether attending school and reason for leaving school, according to highest level of education attended, urban-rural residence and region.

 
EXPOSURE TO MASS MEDIA

Exposure to mass media
Percentage of women who usually read a newspaper at least once a week, watch television at least once a week, or listen to a radio daily (weekly) by selected background characteristics.

Exposure to mass media [Men]

Percentage of men who usually read a newspaper once a week, watch television once a week, or listen to a radio daily (weekly) by selected background characteristics.

 
EMPLOYMENT

Employment

Percent distribution of women by employment status in the last 12 months and by continuity of employment, according to selected background characteristics.

 
EMPLOYER AND FORM OF EARNINGS

Employer and form of earnings

Percent distribution of employed women by employer and whether receives cash earnings, according to background characteristics.

 
OCCUPATION

Occupation

Percent distribution of women employed in the 12 months before the survey by occupation and type of agricultural land worked, according to selected background characteristics.

Occupation [Men]

Percent distribution of men employed in the 12 months before the survey by occupation and type of agricultural land worked, according to selected background characteristics.

 
DECISION ON USE OF EARNINGS

Decision on use of earnings

Percent distribution of women employed in the 12 months before the survey receiving cash earnings by person who decides how earnings are used, according to selected background characteristics.

 
CHILD CARE WHILE WORKING

Child care while working

Percent distribution of employed women by whether they have a child under six years of age and percent distribution of employed mothers who have a child under six years of age by person who cares for child while mother is at work.

 
LITERACY

Literacy

Percent distribution of women by level of schooling attended and by level of literacy, and percent literate, according to background characteristics.

 
DECISION ON USE OF EARNINGS AND CONTRIBUTION OF EARNINGS TO HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES

Decision on use of earnings and contribution of earnings to household expenditures

Percent distribution of women employed in the 12 months preceding the survey receiving cash earnings by person who decides how earnings are to be used and by proportion of household expenditures met by earnings.

 
WOMEN'S CONTROL OVER EARNINGS

Women's control over earnings

Percent distribution of women who received cash earnings for work in the past 12 months by person who decides how earning are used, according to current marital status and the proportion of household expenditures met by earnings.

 
WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING

Women's participation in decision making

Percent distribution of women by person who has the final say in making specific decisions, according to current marital status and type of decision.

 
WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING BY BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS

Women's participation in decision making by background characteristics

Percentage of women who say that they alone or jointly have the final say in specific decisions, by background characteristics.

 
WOMEN'S ATTITUDE TOWARD WIFE BEATING

Women's attitude toward wife beating

Percentage of women who agree that a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife for specific reasons, by background characteristics.

 
WOMEN'S ATTITUDE TOWARD REFUSING SEX WITH HUSBAND

Women's attitude toward refusing sex with husband

Percentage of women who believe that a wife is justified in refusing to have sex with her husband for specific reasons, by background characteristics.