The Living Standards Survey-Nigeria: Credit Use measure uses 2 items from the third wave of the Nigerian General Household Survey (NGHS-3), which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Nigeria in two visits: post-planting and post-harvest seasons. This measure captures aspects around credit use. 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 here.
1. Which household member(s) was (were) responsible for [LOAN] or the application for [LOAN]?
Response Options: List up to 3 from Household Roster _______
2. What was the main reason for applying for [LOAN]?
Response Options: Purchase land - 1 Purchase agricultural inputs for food crop - 2 Purchase inputs for cash crop - 3 Business start-up capital - 4 Non farm business costs - 5 Ceremonies (marriage, burial, other social functions etc) - 6 Education - 7 Motor vehicle purchase - 8 Home purchase or construction - 9 Other household consumption - 10 Other (Specify) - 11
National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) - Federal Government of Nigeria. (2019). Nigeria - General Household Survey, Panel 2015-2016, Wave 3. https://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/catalog/2734/related-materials
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