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  • interim assessment
  • malawi
  • nutrition
  • zone of influence

Feed the Future Malawi Interim Survey in the Zone of Infuence, Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index-Recode File

Feed the Future Malawi Interim Survey in the Zone of Infuence, Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index-Recode File

This dataset contains the analytical variables derived in the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index WEAI analysis. It is part of the 2015 Feed the Future Malawi Interim Survey in the Zone of Influence. The survey was designed to monitor program performance by periodic assessments of a number of standardized indicators. A total of 1,021 households were interviewed, which provided data for the target sample size of 1,007 households and ensured the sample is representative of the seven districts covered in the interim assessment. The unique identifiers in this individual-level file are pbs_id + idcode.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
selfjointrent_cselfjointrent_cselfjointrent_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_C. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
jown_countjown_countjown_countTextThis variable is the indicator for asset ownership. An individual is adequate if he she owns at leas two small assets (chicken, farming equipment non-mechanized, and small consumer durables) or one large asset. This measure is based on the selfjointown_s
selfjointsell_fselfjointsell_fselfjointsell_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_F. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
selfjointsell_gselfjointsell_gselfjointsell_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_G. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointborrow_ecreditselfjointborrow_ecreditselfjointborrow_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G308_E. The variable indicates that the individual contributed to the decision to take the credit from SOURCE . SOURCE Group based micro-finance or lending including VSLAs SACCOs merry-go-rounds
own_kown_kown_kCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_K. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Small consumer durables (Country-specific examples)
selfjointrightanyagr_sumselfjointrightanyagr_sumselfjointrightanyagr_sumNumberThis variable is a recode of selfjointrightany_a, selfjointrightany_b, selfjointrightany_c, selfjointrightany_d, selfjointrightany_e, selfjointrightany_f, and selfjointrightany_g. This variable is the number of assets in which the individual has the decis
secworkminsecworkminsecworkminNumberThis is the number (in minutes) of secondary work activities.
own_mown_mown_mCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_M. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Other land not used for agricultural purposes (Country-specific examples)
own_bown_bown_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_B. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
incomedec_cincomedec_cincomedec_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_C. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
subgroup3subgroup3subgroup3CheckboxThe 7-district FTF FEEDBACK ZOI which will include district level data from rural areas only of Michinji, Lilongwe, Dedza, Mangochi, Ntcheu, Balaka, Machinga.
creditselfjointborrow_dcreditselfjointborrow_dcreditselfjointborrow_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G308_D. The variable indicates that the individual contributed to the decision to take the credit from SOURCE . SOURCE Friends or relatives
creditaccesscreditaccesscreditaccessNumberThis variable indicates the number of sources of credit that the household has taken
groupmember_cgroupmember_cgroupmember_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_C. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
knowsofgrp_jknowsofgrp_jknowsofgrp_jCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_J. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Other women s group
selfjointrent_dselfjointrent_dselfjointrent_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_D. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
incomedec_eincomedec_eincomedec_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_E. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
speakpublic_g401speakpublic_g401speakpublic_g401CheckboxThis variable is a recode of G401. The variable indicates that the individual is comfortable or can speak with some difficulty in public to help decide on infrastructure
groupmember_hgroupmember_hgroupmember_hCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_H. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
speakpublic_g403speakpublic_g403speakpublic_g403CheckboxThis variable is a recode of G403. The variable indicates that the individual is comfortable or can speak with some difficulty in public to protest misbehavior of authorities.
partactpartactpartactNumberThis variable is number of activities listed in Module G2 in which the individual directly participates.
knowsofgrp_hknowsofgrp_hknowsofgrp_hCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_H. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Local government
selfjointsell_aselfjointsell_aselfjointsell_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_A. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
selfjointgive_dselfjointgive_dselfjointgive_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_D. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
projectprojectprojectTextIdentifies whether the record is used to report on Feed the Future (FTF), Food for Peace (FFP), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), or Project Concern International (PCI) programming. Due to coordinated survey collection, the same record may be used to evalu
selfjointsell_dselfjointsell_dselfjointsell_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_D. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
feelmakedec_cfeelmakedec_cfeelmakedec_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_C, G502_C. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
countrycountrycountryTextThese data were collected in Malawi
inputdec_finputdec_finputdec_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_F. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
groupmember_dgroupmember_dgroupmember_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_D. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
feelmakedec_gfeelmakedec_gfeelmakedec_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_G, G502_G. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
creditselfjointuse_bcreditselfjointuse_bcreditselfjointuse_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G309_B. The variable indicates the individual contributes to the decisions about how to use the cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Informal lender
groupmember_igroupmember_igroupmember_iCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_I. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
surveysurveysurveyTextTwo surveys were administered. This variable identifies whether the survey was the Interim Feed the Future survey or the Baseline Food for Peace survey.
creditselfjointborrow_acreditselfjointborrow_acreditselfjointborrow_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G308_A. The variable indicates that the individual contributed to the decision to take the credit from SOURCE . SOURCE Non-governmental organization (NGO)
partact_bpartact_bpartact_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_B. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
totalworkmintotalworkmintotalworkminNumberThis is the number of minutes spent working, primeworkmin 0.5 secworkmin.
idcodeidcodeidcodeNumberWoman s ID code
strata3strata3strata3TextStratification for subgroup 3
incomedec_dincomedec_dincomedec_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_D. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
selfjointgive_bselfjointgive_bselfjointgive_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_B. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
own_cown_cown_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_C. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
creditaccess_acreditaccess_acreditaccess_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G307_A. The variable indicates that someone in the household has taken loans or borrowed cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Non-governmental organization (NGO)
selfjointown_hselfjointown_hselfjointown_hCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_H. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Nonfarm business equipment (Country-specific examples)
clusterclusterclusterNumberCluster number
selfjointgive_gselfjointgive_gselfjointgive_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_G. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
knowsofgrp_iknowsofgrp_iknowsofgrp_iCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_I. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Religious group
incomedec_fincomedec_fincomedec_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_F. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
feelinputdecagr_sumfeelinputdecagr_sumfeelinputdecagr_sumNumberThis variable is the sum variables feelmakedec_a, feelmakedec_b, feelmakedec_c, feelmakedec_d, inputdec_a, inputdec_b, inputdec_c, inputdec_f. It shows the number of agricultural domains in which the individual has some input in decisions or feels that s
own_aown_aown_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_A. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
jrightanyagrjrightanyagrjrightanyagrTextThis variable is a recode of selfjointrightany_a, selfjointrightany_b, selfjointrightany_c, selfjointrightany_d, selfjointrightany_e, selfjointrightany_f, and selfjointrightany_g. This variable is the indicator for the purchase, sale, or transfer of asset
incdec_countincdec_countincdec_countTextThis is the indicator for the control over income. It is a recode of incomedec_sum and indicates that the individual has some input into decisions made about incomes or feels that he she can make a decision about finances as long as the decision is not
selfjointbuy_cselfjointbuy_cselfjointbuy_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_C. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
selfjointrightany_aselfjointrightany_aselfjointrightany_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_a, selfjointgive_a, selfjointrent_a, and selfjointbuy_a. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
selfjointown_gselfjointown_gselfjointown_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_G. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
selfjointown_kselfjointown_kselfjointown_kCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_K. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small consumer durables (Country-specific examples)
selfjointown_dselfjointown_dselfjointown_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_D. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
selfjointrightany_bselfjointrightany_bselfjointrightany_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_b, selfjointgive_b, selfjointrent_b, and selfjointbuy_b. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
groupmember_bgroupmember_bgroupmember_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_B. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
selfjointown_fselfjointown_fselfjointown_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_F. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
selfjointgive_cselfjointgive_cselfjointgive_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_C. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
creditaccess_ecreditaccess_ecreditaccess_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G307_E. The variable indicates that someone in the household has taken loans or borrowed cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Group based micro-finance or lending including VSLAs SACCOs merry-go-rounds
own_iown_iown_iCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_I. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM House or other structures
own_eown_eown_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_E. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
selfjointrent_gselfjointrent_gselfjointrent_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_G. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
own_hown_hown_hCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_H. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Nonfarm business equipment (Country-specific examples)
selfjointbuy_aselfjointbuy_aselfjointbuy_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_A. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointborrow_bcreditselfjointborrow_bcreditselfjointborrow_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G308_B. The variable indicates that the individual contributed to the decision to take the credit from SOURCE . SOURCE Informal lender
creditaccess_bcreditaccess_bcreditaccess_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G307_B. The variable indicates that someone in the household has taken loans or borrowed cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Informal lender
zoizoizoiTextWas the data collected by Westat or ICF?
inputdec_einputdec_einputdec_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_E. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
npoor_z105npoor_z105npoor_z105CheckboxThis variable is the indicator for a suitable workload. It identifies women whose combined total of primary and secondary work time is less than or equal to 10.5 hours. Women who work more than 10.5 hours in the prior day are considered inadequate.
selfjointown_nselfjointown_nselfjointown_nCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_N. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Means of transportation (Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointuse_ecreditselfjointuse_ecreditselfjointuse_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G309_E. The variable indicates the individual contributes to the decisions about how to use the cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Group based micro-finance or lending including VSLAs SACCOs merry-go-rou
selfjointsell_bselfjointsell_bselfjointsell_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_B. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
groupmember_kgroupmember_kgroupmember_kCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_K. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
selfjointrent_fselfjointrent_fselfjointrent_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_F. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
inputdec_binputdec_binputdec_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_B. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
own_fown_fown_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_F. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointanydec_ecreditselfjointanydec_ecreditselfjointanydec_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of creditselfjointborrow_e, creditselfjointuse_e. This variable indicates that the individual has been involved in decisionmaking on the credit taken from SOURCE . SOURCE Group based micro-finance or lending including VSLAs
selfjointown_bselfjointown_bselfjointown_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_B. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
selfjointsell_eselfjointsell_eselfjointsell_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_E. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
own_gown_gown_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_G. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
selfjointown_eselfjointown_eselfjointown_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_E. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
todaytodaytodayTextThe day of interview as a string variable, MM-DD-YYYY
selfjointrent_bselfjointrent_bselfjointrent_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_B. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
own_sumown_sumown_sumNumberThis variable is the sum of all listed items that someone in the household owns.
selfjointbuy_gselfjointbuy_gselfjointbuy_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_G. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
selfjointgive_aselfjointgive_aselfjointgive_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_A. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
inputdec_dinputdec_dinputdec_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_D. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
groupmember_ggroupmember_ggroupmember_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_G. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
knowsofgrp_bknowsofgrp_bknowsofgrp_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_B. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Water users group
creditaccess_dcreditaccess_dcreditaccess_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G307_D. The variable indicates that someone in the household has taken loans or borrowed cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Friends or relatives
incomedec_aincomedec_aincomedec_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_A. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
selfjointown_lselfjointown_lselfjointown_lCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_L. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Cell phone
speakpublic_anyspeakpublic_anyspeakpublic_anyTextThis is the speaking in public indicator. The variable indicates that the individual is comfortable speaking in public in at least one context.
selfjointrent_eselfjointrent_eselfjointrent_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_E. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
own_down_down_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_D. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
selfjointown_aselfjointown_aselfjointown_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_A. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
feelmakedec_dfeelmakedec_dfeelmakedec_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_D, G502_D. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
partact_dpartact_dpartact_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_D. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
weaisampleweaisampleweaisampleTextThis variable indicates whether a record is included in the WEAI. The measure identifies records where all WEAI indicators have a non-missing value.
feelmakedec_ffeelmakedec_ffeelmakedec_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_F, G502_F. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
creditselfjointborrow_ccreditselfjointborrow_ccreditselfjointborrow_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G308_C. The variable indicates that the individual contributed to the decision to take the credit from SOURCE . SOURCE Formal lender (bank financial institution)
selfjointown_iselfjointown_iselfjointown_iCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_I. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM House or other structures
partactagrpartactagrpartactagrNumberThis variable is number of agriculture activities listed in Module G2 in which the individual directly participates.
groupmember_jgroupmember_jgroupmember_jCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_J. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
creditselfjointuse_ccreditselfjointuse_ccreditselfjointuse_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G309_C. The variable indicates the individual contributes to the decisions about how to use the cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Formal lender (bank financial institution)
selfjointrightany_dselfjointrightany_dselfjointrightany_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_d, selfjointgive_d, selfjointrent_d, and selfjointbuy_d. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
partact_cpartact_cpartact_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_C. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
knowsofgrp_gknowsofgrp_gknowsofgrp_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_G. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Civic groups (improving commun
selfjointown_sumselfjointown_sumselfjointown_sumNumberThis variable is a recode of the selfjointown_ variables. The variables are summed to indicate the number of assets that the individual owns individually and jointly.
own_nown_nown_nCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_N. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Means of transportation (Country-specific examples)
selfjointsell_cselfjointsell_cselfjointsell_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G303_C. It indicates that the individual can decide to sell the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
selfjointrightany_cselfjointrightany_cselfjointrightany_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_c, selfjointgive_c, selfjointrent_c, and selfjointbuy_c. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
feelmakedec_efeelmakedec_efeelmakedec_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_E, G502_E. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
selfjointgive_fselfjointgive_fselfjointgive_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_F. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointanydec_ccreditselfjointanydec_ccreditselfjointanydec_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of creditselfjointborrow_c, creditselfjointuse_c. This variable indicates that the individual has been involved in decisionmaking on the credit taken from SOURCE . SOURCE Formal lender (bank financial institution)
selfjointbuy_dselfjointbuy_dselfjointbuy_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_D. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Chickens, ducks, turkeys, and pigeons
credjanydec_anycredjanydec_anycredjanydec_anyTextThis is the indicator for access to and decisions on credit. The individual is adequate if he she makes decisions regarding at least one source of credit and if he she has at least one source of credit.
knowsofgrp_kknowsofgrp_kknowsofgrp_kCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_K. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Any other group or organizatio
knowsofgrp_aknowsofgrp_aknowsofgrp_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_A. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Agricultural livestock fisheri
incomedec_sumincomedec_sumincomedec_sumNumberThis variable is the sum variables incomedec_a, incomedec_b, incomedec_c, incomedec_d, incomedec_e, incomedec_f, feelmakedec_e, feelmakedec_f, feelmakedec_g. It shows the number of domains in which the individual has some input in income decisions or fee
ownagr_sumownagr_sumownagr_sumNumberThis variable is the sum of all agriculture items, A-G, that someone in the household owns.
selfjointbuy_bselfjointbuy_bselfjointbuy_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_B. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large livestock (Country-specific examples)
creditaccess_ccreditaccess_ccreditaccess_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G307_C. The variable indicates that someone in the household has taken loans or borrowed cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Formal lender (bank financial institution)
groupmember_agroupmember_agroupmember_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_A. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
creditselfjointanydec_dcreditselfjointanydec_dcreditselfjointanydec_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of creditselfjointborrow_d, creditselfjointuse_d. This variable indicates that the individual has been involved in decisionmaking on the credit taken from SOURCE . SOURCE Friends or relatives
selfjointrightany_eselfjointrightany_eselfjointrightany_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_e, selfjointgive_e, selfjointrent_e, and selfjointbuy_e. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
selfjointown_mselfjointown_mselfjointown_mCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_M. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Other land not used for agricultural purposes (Country-specific examples)
selfjointown_cselfjointown_cselfjointown_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_C. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Small livestock (Country-specific examples)
creditselfjointanydec_bcreditselfjointanydec_bcreditselfjointanydec_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of creditselfjointborrow_b, creditselfjointuse_b. This variable indicates that the individual has been involved in decisionmaking on the credit taken from SOURCE . SOURCE Informal lender
knowsofgrp_cknowsofgrp_cknowsofgrp_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_C. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Forest users group
ghhtghhtghhtTextDerived gendered household type
inputdec_ainputdec_ainputdec_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_A. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
own_jown_jown_jCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_J. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Large consumer durables (Country-specific examples)
pbs_idpbs_idpbs_idNumberAdministrative variable for identifying households
own_lown_lown_lCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G301A_L. It indicates that the household owns the ITEM . ITEM Cell phone
creditselfjointuse_acreditselfjointuse_acreditselfjointuse_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G309_A. The variable indicates the individual contributes to the decisions about how to use the cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Non-governmental organization (NGO)
inputdec_cinputdec_cinputdec_cCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G202_C. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or all decisions (3). Tho
selfjointrent_aselfjointrent_aselfjointrent_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G305_A. It indicates that the individual can decide to rent the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Agricultural land (Country-specific examples)
groupmember_egroupmember_egroupmember_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_E. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
partact_fpartact_fpartact_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_F. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
selfjointbuy_eselfjointbuy_eselfjointbuy_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_E. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
feelmakedec_afeelmakedec_afeelmakedec_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_A, G502_A. The variable represents whether the woman makes decisions or feels that she could make decisions regarding ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the woman is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the woma
primeworkminprimeworkminprimeworkminNumberThis is the number (in minutes) of primary work activities.
leisuretimeleisuretimeleisuretimeTextThis variable is the indicator for sufficient leisure time. The variables identifies women who are not dissatisfied with their leisure time as adequate, and women who are dissatisfied as inadequate. Satisfaction defined as a score of 5 or higher on the 1-
partact_apartact_apartact_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_A. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
incomedec_bincomedec_bincomedec_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G203_B. The variable indicates that an individual has decisionmaking ability over income generated from ACTIVITY . It is coded as 1 if the individual if the individual has input into some decisions (2) or input into most or a
feelinputdecagrfeelinputdecagrfeelinputdecagrTextThis is the indicator value for the input into productive decisions. It indicates adequate achieve if there are AT LEAST TWO domains in which an individual has some input in decisions, makes the decision, or feels he she could make it if he she wanted. Th
selfjointown_jselfjointown_jselfjointown_jCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G302_J. It indicates that the individual owns most of the ITEM either solely or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Large consumer durables (Country-specific examples)
knowsofgrp_fknowsofgrp_fknowsofgrp_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_F. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Trade and business association
selfjointrightany_gselfjointrightany_gselfjointrightany_gCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_g, selfjointgive_g, selfjointrent_g, and selfjointbuy_g. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Farm equipment (mechanized: Country-specific examples)
knowsofgrp_dknowsofgrp_dknowsofgrp_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_D. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Credit or microfinance group (
groupmember_fgroupmember_fgroupmember_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G405_F. This variable indicates that the respondent is an active member of the community group. Those who do not have this type of group in their community, don t know whether this type of group exists within their community,
creditselfjointuse_dcreditselfjointuse_dcreditselfjointuse_dCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G309_D. The variable indicates the individual contributes to the decisions about how to use the cash and or in-kind resources from SOURCE SOURCE Friends or relatives
selfjointbuy_fselfjointbuy_fselfjointbuy_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G306_F. It indicates that the individual can decide to buy additional ITEM s either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
knowsofgrp_eknowsofgrp_eknowsofgrp_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G404_E. The variable indicates that the respondent knows of this type of group in their community. Women who respond No or indicate that they do not know are coded as a 0 on this measure. GROUP Mutual help or insurance group
creditselfjointanydec_acreditselfjointanydec_acreditselfjointanydec_aCheckboxThis variable is a recode of creditselfjointborrow_a and creditselfjointuse_a. This variable indicates that the individual has been involved in decisionmaking on the credit taken from SOURCE . SOURCE Non-governmental organization (NGO)
weai_wt3weai_wt3weai_wt3NumberIndividual sampling weight for primary female decisionmakers. This weight should be used for analyzing subgroup 3.
selfjointrightany_fselfjointrightany_fselfjointrightany_fCheckboxThis variable is a recode of selfjointsell_f, selfjointgive_f, selfjointrent_f, and selfjointbuy_f. It means that the respondent has AT LEAST ONE right over the ITEM . ITEM Farm equipment (non-mechanized: Country-specific examples)
urbrururbrururbrurTextLocation type (urban rural)
feelmakedec_bfeelmakedec_bfeelmakedec_bCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G501_B, G502_B. It is coded as 1 if the individual is the sole person who makes decisions (G5.01) or if the individual feels that they could make a decision (G5.02) regarding ACTIVITY . The individual is counted as feeling th
partact_epartact_epartact_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G201_E. It is coded as 1 if the individual participated in the ACTIVITY within the past 12 months. It is coded 0 otherwise. Those who do not know, refuse, or have missing data are treated as missing on this recoded measure.
selfjointgive_eselfjointgive_eselfjointgive_eCheckboxThis variable is a recode of G304_E. It indicates that the individual can decide to give away the ITEM either individually or jointly with others individuals. ITEM Fish pond or fishing equipment
groupmember_anygroupmember_anygroupmember_anyTextThis variable is the indicator for group member. It identifies women who are an active member of at least 1 community group as adequate. Women who are not a member of at least one community group are considered inadequate.
speakpublic_g402speakpublic_g402speakpublic_g402CheckboxThis variable is a recode of G402. The variable indicates that the individual is comfortable or can speak with some difficulty in public to ensure proper payment of wages for public works.

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