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Egypt - Household Income, Expenditure, and Consumption Survey, HIECS 2015

Household composition (HCOMP)
File: Egypt15-HH-V2
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimals: 0
Range: 1-6
Valid cases: 11988 (11997.1)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Definition
Indicates the composition of the household with the number of adults and of children using standardized family models: 2 adults no children, 2 adults 1-2 children etc..
Universe
All households
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCasesWeighted
1 1-2 adults, no child 2065 2182 18.2%
2 1-2 adults, 1-2 children 2191 2236 18.6%
3 1-2 adult, 3 or more children 2821 2711 22.6%
4 3 adults or more, 0-1 child 2867 2929 24.4%
5 3 adults or more, 2-3 children 1579 1513 12.6%
6 3 adults or more, 4 children or more 465 427 3.6%
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.
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Generated by ERF
OR
Original survey variable recoded/renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf) if available
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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This variables might not exist in all surveys and can be constructed using the information in the household and person files.
In case the variable is generated, the adult is defined as either a:
- HH member aged 18 years or older
- HH head even if aged less than 18 years
- a married HH member even if aged less than 18 years


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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