Individual-level Data

The CVFS has collected data on the communities in the Chitwan Valley of Nepal since 1995.

This documentation page contains information about each individual-level data file currently available for analysis. Information including data collection date, methods, sample characteristics, reporting period, and topics measured is provided for each data file. Research published using the data are listed here, with links to the full citation. Codebooks, questionnaires, and instruments can be downloaded from this page. A link to where the data file is archived and availability of online analysis is also provided

Individual Level Household Census Data, Public-Use - DS3

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil, “Household Census and Relationship Grid” instrument.
  • Household census data (DS 3 and DS4) and Household Relationship Grid data (DS15 and DS16) were collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,839
  • Response rate = 100%
  • All 1,805 households within the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods
  • Any household member was allowed to participate, and interviewers encouraged multiple household members to participate
Present for all variables, except residential status for which the reporting period was past 6 months For each member of the household, the following information was collected: age, gender, marital status, and residence status (lived in the household in the last 6 months or not), where individual lives now and when individual left (if not currently in household) Barber et al. 1997 (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Individual Level Household Census Data, Restricted Use - DS4

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil, “Household Census and Relationship Grid” instrument
  • Household census data (DS 3 and DS4) and Household Relationship Grid data (DS15 and DS16) were collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,839
  • Response rate = 100%
  • All 1,805 households within the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods
  • Any household member was allowed to participate, and interviewers encouraged multiple household members to participate
Present for all variables, except residential status for which the reporting period was past 6 months For each member of the household, the following information was collected: age, gender, marital status, and residence status (lived in the household in the last 6 months or not), where individual lives now and when individual left (if not currently in household) Barber et al. 1997 (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

Household Relationship Grid, Public-Use - DS15

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil, “Household Census and Relationship Grid” instrument
  • Household census data (DS 3 and DS4) and Household Relationship Grid data (DS15 and DS16) were collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,868
  • Response rate = 100%
  • All 1,805 households within the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods
  • Any household member was allowed to participate, and interviewers encouraged multiple household members to participate
Present For each member of the household, information was collected about their relationships to every other household member
(parent, child, sibling, spouse, or other)
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Axinn et al. 2017
  • Ghimire et al. 2015
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Household Relationship Grid, Restricted-Use - DS16

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil “Household Census and Relationship Grid” instrument
  • Household Relationship Grid data and Household Census data collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,868
  • Response rate = 100%
  • All 1,805 households within the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods
  • Any household member was allowed to participate, and interviewers encouraged multiple household members to participate”
Present For each member of the household, information was collected about their relationships to every other household member
(parent, child, sibling, spouse, or other)”
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Axinn et al. 2017
  • Ghimire et al. 2015
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

1996 Individual Interview Data, Public-Use - DS11

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Individual Interview instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data were collected during the same interview
  • N = 5,271
  • Response rate = 97%
  • All residents of the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods between the ages of 15 and 59 and their spouses (regardless of age or residence)
Present (1996) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance Information about respondents’ communities of childhood residence, non-family experiences, religion
and religiosity, marital and family relationships, social networks, and a broad array of attitudes
toward marriage, contraception, and childbearing
  • Axinn et al. 2017
  • Axinn and Barber. 2001
  • Axinn and Yabiku. 2001
  • Axinn et al. 1999
  • Barber. 2004
  • Barber and Axinn. 2004
  • Barber et al. 2002
  • Barber et al. 2000
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Beutel and Axinn. 2002
  • Biddlecom et al. 2005
  • Brauner-Otto and Axinn. 2017
  • Ghimire. 2016.
  • Ghimire et al. 2006
  • Ghimire and Mohai. 2005
  • Hoelter et al. 2004
  • Jennings and Pierotti. 2016
  • Matthews et al. 2000
  • Yabiku. 2006
  • Yabiku. 2006
  • Yabiku. 2005
  • Yabiku. 2004
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

1996 Individual Interview Data, Restricted Use - DS12

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Individual Interview instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data were collected during the same interview
  • N = 5,271
  • Response rate = 97%
  • All residents of the 171 Chitwan Valley sample neighborhoods between the ages of 15 and 59 and their spouses (regardless of age or residence)
Present (1996) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance Information about respondents’ communities of childhood residence, non-family experiences, religion
and religiosity, marital and family relationships, social networks, and a broad array of attitudes
toward marriage, contraception, and childbearing
  • Axinn et al. 2017
  • Axinn and Barber. 2001
  • Axinn and Yabiku. 2001
  • Axinn et al. 1999
  • Barber. 2004
  • Barber and Axinn. 2004
  • Barber et al. 2002
  • Barber et al. 2000
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Beutel and Axinn. 2002
  • Biddlecom et al. 2005
  • Brauner-Otto and Axinn. 2017
  • Ghimire. 2016.
  • Ghimire et al. 2006
  • Ghimire and Mohai. 2005
  • Hoelter et al. 2004
  • Jennings and Pierotti. 2016
  • Matthews et al. 2000
  • Yabiku. 2006
  • Yabiku. 2006
  • Yabiku. 2005
  • Yabiku. 2004
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

2008 Individual Interview Data, Restricted-Use - DS27

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
2008
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Recontact or New Contact 2008 Individual Interview instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data collected during the same interview
  • N=5,190
  • Response rate = 93.4%-98.3% depending on sample category, 97.1% overall
  • The 2008 Individual Interview sample is drawn from 151 Chitwan Valley Neighborhoods. From these neighborhoods,everyone included in the following four categories was interviewed:
    1. All Household members living in the 2008 sample neighborhoods aged 15-34
    2. Spouses of anyone in category one (but not in sample 1)
    3. Parents of any unmarried respondents in category one (but not in sample 1 and 2). These parents may or may not be living in the sample neighborhoods
    4. All others in the 151 neighborhoods between the ages of 35 and 59 (but not in
      sample 2 and 3 above)
  • Important Note: DS27 excludes respondents who do not belong to the four sample categories listed above. See DS39 for a restricted-use Time 2 Individual Interview Data file that includes all of the eligible sample categories.
Present (2008) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance Content included in the T1 individual interview plus new ideational measures assessing values and beliefs about societal attributes, modern family life, family change, freedom and equality, and Inglehart’s measures of traditional/secural-rational and survival/self-expression values, and Schwartz’s measures of value orientations
  • Allendorf. 2017
  • Allendorf and Thornton. 2015
  • Thornton et al. 2019 Forthcoming
(PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

1996 and 2008 panel Data Combination, Restricted-Use - DS29

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996 and 2008 See DS12 and DS27
  • N = 3,621
  • Response rate = 95%
  • 1996: All residents of the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods that were tracked over time using the CVFS household registry system (HHR). These are individuals who were between the ages of 15 and 59 in 1996 and their spouses (regardless of age and residence)
  • 2008: Re-interviewed everyone interviewed in 1996 from 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods, excluding 219 individuals who died between 1996 and 2008, 87 permanent Indian residents, 72 individuals living in Group Quarters, and 4 individuals who were misidentified in 1996. A resulting sample of 4,264 individuals were eligible for panel data collection. Of the total 4,264 eligible individuals, 4,050 respondents were re-interviewed (95% response rate). 3,621 cases are available for analysis in this data set.
  • Important Note: The DS29 file excludes Time 2 individual interview respondents who belong to some sample categories. See DS41 for a restricted-use Time 1 and Time 2 individual interview file that includes all Time 2 individual interview eligible sample categories.
Present (1996) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance All content included in the Time 1 Interview (1996) and T2 Interview (2008) Brauner-Otto and Axinn. 2017  (PDF) See DS62 and DS63 ICPSR 4538 Not available

2008 Individual Interview Data (Full Sample), Public-Use - DS38

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
2008
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Recontact or New Contact 2008 Individual Interview instrument
    Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,593
  • Response rate = 92.12%
  • The 2008 Individual Interview sample is drawn from 151 Chitwan Valley Neighborhoods. From these neighborhoods, everyone included in 24 categories was interviewed. See the variable “sample” in the codebook for a description of the 24 categories
Present (2008) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance Content included in the T1 individual interview plus new ideational measures assessing values and beliefs about societal attributes, modern family life, family change, freedom and equality, and Inglehart’s measures of traditional/secural-rational and survival/self-expression values, and Schwartz’s measures of value orientations   (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

2008 Individual Interview Data (Full Sample), Restricted-Use - DS39

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
2008
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Recontact or New Contact 2008 Individual Interview instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data collected during the same interview
  • N = 9,593
  • Response rate = 92.12%
  • The 2008 Individual Interview sample is drawn from 151 Chitwan Valley Neighborhoods. From these neighborhoods, everyone included in 24 categories was interviewed. See the variable “sample” in the codebook for a description of the 24 categories
Present (2008) and past twelve months, as well as retrospective reporting of childhood community context, marriage, and receiving and distributing possessions/inheritance Content included in the T1 individual interview plus new ideational measures assessing values and beliefs about societal attributes, modern family life, family change, freedom and equality, and Inglehart’s measures of traditional/secural-rational and survival/self-expression values, and Schwartz’s measures of value orientations   (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

1996 Individual Interview Data and 2008 Individual Interview Data (Full Sample), Restricted Use - DS41

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Time 1: 1996
  • Time 2: 2008
See DS12 and DS39
  • N = 10,806
  • See DS12 and DS39
See DS12 and DS39 See DS12 and DS39   (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

1996 Individual Life History Calendar Data, Public-Use - DS13

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Semi-structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Life History Calendar instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data were collected during the same interview
  • N = 5,271
  • Response rate = 97%
  • All residents of the 171 CVFS sample neighborhoods between the ages of 15 and 59 and their spouses (regardless of age and residence)
Birth of respondent (earliest 1937) to 1996 Information about respondents’ residence (migration), marital events, childbearing, contraceptive use, living arrangements, travel, education, and employment since birth
  • Axinn and Barber. 2001
  • Axinn and Yabiku. 2001
  • Axinn et al. 1999
  • Barber and Axinn. 2004
  • Barber et al. 2002
  • Barber et al. 2000
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Beutel and Axinn. 2002
  • Maples et al. 2002
 (PDF)  (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

2008 Individual Life History Calendar Data, Restricted-Use, DS28

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
2008
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Semi-structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Recontact or New Contact Life History Calendar Instrument
  • Individual Interview and Individual Life History calendar data were collected during the same interview
  • N = 5,190
  • Response rate = 97%
  • The sample includes: (1) individuals between the ages of 15-34 living in the 151 sample
    neighborhoods
    ; (2) spouses of these married individuals (referred to in 1 above) who may or
    may not be living in the sample neighborhoods; (3) parents of any of these unmarried
    individuals (referred to in 1 above) who may or may not be living in the sample neighborhoods;
    and (4) all other individuals residing in the sample neighborhoods between the ages of 35-59
  • New contact respondents: birth of respondent (earliest 1937) to 2008
  • Recontact respondents: 1996 (date of T1 Individual Interview) to 2008
Information about respondents’ residence (migration), marital events, childbearing, contraceptive use, living arrangements, travel, education, and employment. Recontact respondents reported information since the last survey (1996), new contact respondents reported information since birth
  • Axinn et al. 1999
  • Barber et al. 1997
(PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

Child-Level Data, Public-Use - DS5

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
1996
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil, Child Sheet Instrument, Section C of the Individual Interview instrument
  • Administered during the Individual Interview
  • N = 7,494
  • Response rate = 97%
  • All female residents of the 171 CVFS sample neighborhoods between the ages of 15 and 59 who ever had a child/children
Birth of respondent’s first child to present (1996) For each child the woman had ever had the following information was collected: for living children, information about schooling, school dropout, expectation about their educational achievement, and breast feeding. For a deceased child, information was collected about length of survival and whether the child was seen by a doctor before death Barber et al. 1997 (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Household Registry, Public-Use - DS9 (54 months)

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 54
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 21,780
  • Response rate = 98%
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods
Past month or past three months. (At month 40 interviews were conducted every 3 months instead of monthly, but the data collected remained precise to the month.) Monthly information from the restricted-use data (DS10) was collapsed into 18 quarters of 3 months each. For each quarter, the following information was recorded about each member of the household: age, gender, living arrangement (living in household or away from household), place of residence (which district), marital status, and pregnancy status (females only)
  • Axinn et al. 2012
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2014
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Community services and out-migration” )
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Environmental change and out-migration”)
  • Williams. 2015
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Household Registry, Restricted-Use - DS10 (54 months)

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 54
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 21,870
  • Response rate = 98%
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods
Past month or past three months. (At month 40 interviews were conducted every 3 months instead of monthly, but the data collected remained precise to the month.) Information for months 1-54 about each resident’s age, gender, ethnicity, living arrangement (living in household or away from household), place of residence (which district), marital status, and pregnancy status (females only)
  • Axinn et al. 2012
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2014
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Community services and out-migration” )
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Environmental change and out-migration”)
  • Williams. 2015
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

Household Registry Data at 126 Months, Public-Use - DS25

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 126
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 4,558
  • Response rate = 97.10%-100%, varies monthly
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods including new households
    that moved into the neighborhoods between the 1996 and the 2008 household census
Past month or past three months. (At month 40 interviews were conducted every 3 months instead of monthly, but the data collected remained precise to the month.) Monthly information from the restricted-use data (DS26) was collapsed into 42 quarters of 3 months each. For each quarter, the following information was recorded about each resident: age, gender, living arrangement (living in household or away from household), place of residence (which district), marital status, and pregnancy status (females only)
  • Axinn et al. 2012
  • Allendorf et al. 2017
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2014
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
  • Jennings. 2017
  • Jennings. 2016
  • Jennings and Pierotti. 2016
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Community services and out-migration” )
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Environmental change and out-migration”)
  • Massey et al. 2010
  • Pearlman et al. 2017
  • Smith-Greenaway et al. 2018
  • Williams. 2015
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Household Registry Data at 126 Months, Restricted-Use - DS26

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 126
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 4,558
  • Response rate = 97.10%-100%, varies monthly
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods including new households
    that moved into the neighborhoods between the 1996 and the 2008 household census
Past month or past three months. (At month 40 interviews were conducted every 3 months instead of monthly, but the data collected remained precise to the month.) Information for months 1-126 about each resident’s age, gender, ethnicity, living arrangement (living in household or away from household), place of residence (which district), marital status, and pregnancy status (females only)
  • Axinn et al. 2012
  • Allendorf et al. 2017
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2014
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Jennings. 2014
  • Jennings et al. 2012
  • Jennings. 2017
  • Jennings. 2016
  • Jennings and Pierotti. 2016
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Community services and out-migration” )
  • Massey et al. 2010 (“Environmental change and out-migration”)
  • Pearlman et al. 2017
  • Smith-Greenaway et al. 2018
  • Williams. 2015
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

Household Registry Data at 240 Months, Restricted-Use - DS33

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 240
  • Face-to-face or telephone interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Household Registry Instrument through month 192
  • CAPI Household Registry Instrument months 193-240
  • N = 61,273
  • Response rate = 97%-100%, varies monthly
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods including new households
    that moved into the neighborhoods between the 1996 and 2008 household census. After 2008, new households that resided in a sample neighborhood for 15 days or longer were added continuously to the sample. Households with members who participated in the 2016 WMH-CIDI were followed regardless of residence.
Past month, past 3 months, or past 6 months. (At month 40 interviews were conducted every 3 months and at month 194 every 6 months instead of monthly, but the data collected remained precise to the month.) Information for months 1-240 about each resident’s age, gender, ethnicity, living arrangement (living in household or away from household), place of residence (which district), marital status, and pregnancy status (females only). Also includes education, school ID, current detailed location, migration location, household type.   (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

1996 Individual Interview Data and Household Registry Data at 240 Months, Restricted-Use - DS37

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Individual Interview: 1996
  • Household Registry: Monthly data collection began in 1997 and includes data through month 240
See DS12 and DS33
  • N = 61,905
  • See DS12 and DS33
See DS12 and DS33 See DS12 and DS33   (PDF)

Individual Interview (PDF)

HH Registry (PDF)

ICPSR 4538 Not available

2008 Individual Interview Data (Full Sample) and Household Registry Data at 240 Months, Restricted-Use - DS40

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • T2 Individual Interview: 2008
    •Household Registry: monthly data collection began in 1997; data set includes data through month 240
See DS12 and DS33
  •  N = 61,283
  • See DS39 and DS33
See DS12 and DS33 See DS12 and DS33   (PDF)

HH Registry (PDF)

New Contact (PDF)

Recontact (PDF)

ICPSR 4538 Not available

Household Registry Away Data, Months 1-36, Restricted-Use - DS21

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 36
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Away Sheet portion of the Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 7,543
  • Response rate = 98%
  • All households within the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods with individuals living away from home
Present Monthly information about household members living away form the home including away person’s place of residence, reason for leaving the house, whether the person sends any remittances, ethnicity, gender, and age Barber et al. 1997 (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not available

Family Planning Data, Public-Use - DS6

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 54
  • Face-to-face confidential interview
  • Semi-structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Family Planning Sheet portion of the Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 10,527
  • Response rate = 92%
  • All residents between the ages of 18 and 45 in the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods
The last 3 months, except for respondents who were younger than 18, for whom the retrospective reporting period after they turned 18 was up to the past 58 months Monthly information from the restricted-use data was collapsed into 18 quarters of 3 months each with information about family planning methods used/not used during that period
  • Barber and Axinn 2004
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2013
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Available

Family Planning Data, Restricted-Use - DS7

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Monthly data collection began in 1997
  • Data set includes data through month 126
  • Face-to-face confidential interview
  • Semi-structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Family Planning Sheet portion of the Household Registry Instrument
  • N = 17,922
  • Response rate = 79.87%-98.73%, varies monthly
  • All residents between the ages of 18 and 45 in the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods including new households
    that moved into the neighborhoods between the 1996 and the 2008 household census
The last 3 months, except for respondents who were younger than 18, for whom the retrospective reporting period after they turned 18 was up to the past 58 months Monthly information about family planning methods used/not used
  • Barber and Axinn 2004
  • Barber et al. 1997
  • Brauner-Otto. 2013
  • Ghimire and Axinn. 2013
  • Williams et al. 2012
(PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 4538 Not Available

Season 1-5 Women's Time Use Survey Data, Public-Use - DS18+

Date of data collection Methods Sample Retrospective reporting period Topics Publications Codebooks Questionnaires/ Instruments Archive Analysis online
  • Season 1: August-December, 2015
  • Season 2: January- May 2016
  • Season 3: May-September 2016
  • Season 4: September 2016-January 2017
  • Season 5: March- June 2017
  • Face-to-face or telephone interview
  • Semi-structured
  • Professional interviewers
  • Paper and pencil Women’s Time Use Survey
• N = 12,105
• Response rate = 95.14%
• All women between the ages of 18 and 59 residing in farm households in the 151 CVFS sample neighborhoods
Past 24 hours for number of hours worked on a given activity, and past month for number of days worked on a given activity Number of hours worked in various household (farming and non-farming) activities in the past 24 hours, and the number of days worked in each activity in the past month   (PDF) (PDF) ICPSR 36755 Available