TABLE 1

Scoring and Distribution of Family Resources

ResourcesItem Scoringa% With Resource
Low (n = 160)High (n = 133)
Assets
 Radio13580
 Television1674
 Refrigerator1123
 Bicycle11952
 Motorcycle or car1419
 Sewing machine1427
 Watch/clock12380
 Sofa1230
 Fan1651
 Videocassette player/recorder1123
Living standards
 Source of water
  Private pipe/pump21850
   Public pipe/pump15638
   Other02611
  Source of toilet
   Any flush/latrine22575
   Bus/field07525
  Source of light
   Electricity24674
   Kerosene/gas/oil14922
   Other054
  House materials
   High-quality materials only2247
   High- and low-quality materials12132
   Low-quality materials only07820
 Number of sleepers per room
   1–2 sleepers per room22567
   3–4 sleepers per room14122
   5+ sleepers per room03411
  • a The overall Family Resources Index score is computed by summing the scores across all items. Families not owning an asset are assigned a value of 0 for that item. Overall scores are classified into low (<8) versus high (8+).