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India Human Development Survey- II Women's Questionnaire: Community Participation

This measure uses 2 self-reported items from the second round of the Indian Human Development Survey(IHDS) Women's Questionnaire. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across India. This measure captures community participation of women in women’s groups and in local governance. 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

Categories

Geographies Tested: India

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. Are you member of a:

  • Mahila Mandal
  • Self-help group
  • Creditsavings group
  • Political organization

Response Options:
No - 0
Yes - 1

2. Have you attended a public meetinggram sabha called by the village panchayat nagarpalikaward committee in the last year?

Response Options:
No - 0
Yes - 1

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original 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.

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Field Expert Input

Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

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