38) What type of fuel does your household mainly use for cooking?
ELECTRICITY 01 (SKIP TO 40)
LPG/NATURAL GAS 02 (SKIP TO 40)
BIOGAS 03 (SKIP TO 40)
AGRICULTURAL CROP WASTE 09
DUNG CAKES 10
NO FOOD COOKED IN HOUSEHOLD 95 (SKIP TO 42)
No food cooked in house
LPG, natural gas
LPG (liquefied petroleum gas)
Bottled gas (butane or propane)
Coal, coke, lignite
Wood- or grass-based
Straw, shrub, grass
Maize or other crop waste
Improved smokeless cook stove
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
COOKFUEL (HV226) reports the type of fuel the woman's household used for cooking.
Response categories vary across surveys; see Comparability.
The information in COOKFUEL is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.
Housing Variables -- TOPICS