India Human Development Survey- II Income and Social Capital Questionnaire: Household Farm and Animals

This measure uses 9 self-reported items from the second round of the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) Income and Social Capital Questionnaire. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across India. This measure captures farm-related social capital of a household, distribution of farm-based labor and decision-making regarding farm matters within a household. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located at https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/pages/DSDR/idhs-II-data-guide.html

ITEMS:

1. Who is the primary decision maker about farm matters in your house?

Response Options:
____[NAME]

2. How did you acquire most of the land that you own?

Response Options:
Inherited / Gifted to male members - 1
Inherited / Gifted to female members - 2
Undivided family land - 3
Purchased - 4
Received from govt. / Panchayat - 5
Others - 6
No land owned - 9

3. If land is in the name of a household member, who is that?

Response Options:
____[NAME]

4. Does this household own any –

  • Tubewells?
  • Electric pumps?
  • Diesel Pumps?
  • Bullock Cart / Dunlop cart?
  • Tractor / Tiller?
  • Thresher?
  • Hand / Power Sprayer?
  • Chaff Cutter?
  • Drip irrigation?
  • Sprinkler set?
  • Seed Drill?

Response Options:
No - 0
Yes - Record Number

5. How much money did you spend buying new equipment last year?
6. How much money did you earn selling / renting out water, equipment or animals last year?
7. Do you have any other income from agriculture, such as from selling trees last year? If so, how much?

Response Options:
____[RUPEES]

8. Overall last 12 months (3 seasons) production was average, better than average, worse than average?

Response Options:
Average - 1
Better than average - 2
Worse than average - 3

9. Who is the primary person responsible for taking care of animals in your household?

Response Options:
____[NAME]

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

India

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2015). India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://doi. org/10.3886/ICPSR36151. v6.

Pyschometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

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