138) OBSERVATION ONLY. OBSERVE PRESENCE OF SOAP, DETERGENT, OR OTHER CLEANSING AGENT.
WATER IS AVAILABLE 1
WATER IS NOT AVAILABLE 2
No, water not available
Yes, water is available
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.
HANDWASHWTR (HV230B) indicates whether the household's handwashing place has water present.
The information in HANDWASHWTR 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.
The related variable HWWATERTAP (HV231) indicates whether the household has a water faucet or tap for handwashing.