Codes and Frequencies
HWSOAP indicates whether soap is observed by the enumerator in households with a fixed place for hand washing.
The question associated with this variable was included in the household questionnaire.
There are no comparability issues.
Comparability with IPUMS-DHS
HWSOAP in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable HWSOAP in IPUMS-DHS. However, note that HWSOAP does not distinguish between households with a fixed place for hand washing and households with movable containers for hand washing, while HWSOAP does make this distinction. There may be differences in questionnaire text or the variable's universe; see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.
- Persons that have and can show a fixed place to wash hands or have a movable container for hand washing.
- Burkina Faso: 2014-2016
- Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013-2016
- Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
- Ethiopia: 2014-2017
- Ghana: 2013-2016
- India: 2016-2017
- Indonesia: 2015-2016
- Kenya: 2014-2016
- Niger: 2015-2017
- Nigeria: 2014-2017
- Uganda: 2014-2017