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Household Chores

The Household Chores measure is a single item measure derived from the Impact Evaluation of WLSME Program questionnaire. Household Chores asks individuals to describe the degree that they share household responsibilities with others. Different tasks captured by the measure vary from daily tasks such as food preparation to more situationally specific tasks like caring for family members.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Peru

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. At home, who is in charge of the following tasks in general?

  • Washing and ironing
  • Food preparation
  • House minor repairs
  • Family care
  • Care of sick members
  • House cleaning

Response Options:
Categories:
You - 1
Partner - 2
Father - 3
Mother - 4
Domestic worker (paid) - 5
Other member of the household - 6
Does not apply - 7

For categories 1-7 (above), one of the following options is selected:
Generally - 1
Occasionally - 2
Never - 3

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Martínez-Restrepo, S., Ramos-Jaimes, L., Espino, A., Valdivia, M., & Yancari Cueva, J. (2017). Measuring women’s economic empowerment: Critical lessons from South America. https://www.repository.fedesarrollo.org.co/bitstream/handle/11445/3482/LIB_2017_Measuring_2_Ed.pdf

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