Codes and Frequencies
CABLETV indicates whether the household has cable TV access.
The question associated with this variable was included in the household questionnaire.
Comparability — Index
Apart from slight variation in question wording, CABLETV is largely comparable across samples. Most commonly, the survey asked "Does you household have: A cable TV?"
Comparability — Burkina Faso [top]
The Round 3 and 4 surveys asked "Does your household have: A subscription to CANAL?" CANAL is an international subscription TV service with multiple TV and radio stations in French; CANAL+ includes channels in additional languages, such as English.
Comparability with IPUMS-DHS
CABLETV in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable CABLETV in IPUMS-DHS. Slight variation in question wording and universes between the two variables may affect comparability; see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.
- All persons.
- Burkina Faso: 2016
- Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
- Nigeria: 2015-2017