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Living Standards Measurement Survey - Tanzania: Household Member Roster

The Living Standards Measurement Survey – Tanzania: Household Member Roster uses 17 items from the 2014-2015 Tanzania National Panel Survey, which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Tanzania to monitor poverty dynamics and study welfare transitions. This measure captures information related to occupation, schooling, children, and marital status of the members of 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 here.

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Geographies Tested: Tanzania

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

  1. For the last 12 months has [NAME] stayed in this household for 3 months or more?

    Response Options:
    Yes = 1
    No = 2

  2. For how many cumulative months during the last 12 months has [NAME] been away from this household?

    __ Months

  3. What was [NAME]’s main occupation for the past 12 months?

    Response Options:
    AgricultureLivestock - 1
    Fishing - 2
    Mining - 3
    Tourism - 4
    Employed:
    Government - 5
    Parastatal - 6
    Private Sector - 7
    NGOReligious - 8
    Employed (Not Agriculture):
    With employees - 9
    Without employees - 10
    Unpaid family work - 11
    Paid family work - 12
    Job seekers - 13
    Student - 14
    Disabled - 15
    No job - 16

  4. Where is [NAME]’s biological father?

    Response Options:

    If Father is member of HH, copy ID ____
    Living outside of HH - 97
    Dead - 98
    Does not know - 99

  5. What was [NAME]’s age when [NAME]’s father died?

    Age of child __

  6. How many years of school diddoes [NAME]’s father have?

    Response Options:
    No school - 1
    Some primary - 2
    Completed primary - 3
    Some secondary - 4
    Complete secondary - 5
    More than secondary - 6
    Don’t know - 7

  7. Where is [NAME]’s biological mother?

    Response Options:
    If Mother is member of HH, copy ID ____
    Living outside of HH - 97
    Dead - 9
    Does not know - 99

  8. What was [NAME]’s age when [NAME]’s mother died?

    Age of child __

  9. How many years of school diddoes [NAME]’s mother have?

    Response Options:
    No school - 1
    Some primary - 2
    Completed primary - 3
    Some secondary - 4
    Complete secondary - 5
    More than secondary - 6
    Don’t know - 7

  10. Is [NAME] aged 12 years or above?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  11. What is [NAMES]’s marital status?

    Response Options:
    Monogamous married - 1
    Polygamous married - 2
    Living together - 3
    Separated - 4
    Divorced - 5
    Never Married - 6
    Widow (er) - 7

  12. What is [NAME]’s previous marital status before this current marriage?

    Response Options:
    Never married - 1
    Previously divorced - 2
    Previously widowed - 3
    Multiple previous marriages - 4

  13. What type of marriage ceremony did [NAME] have?

    Response Options:
    Government - 1
    Religious - 2
    Traditional - 3

  14. Does spousepartner live in this household now?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  15. Write ID codes for spouses who live in household

    ____ [ID]

  16. Does [NAME] have a spouse living outside of this household?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  17. How many spouses does [NAME] have who are residing outside of this household? (Note: Only men should be asked)

    Number __

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Original Citation

Tanzania National Panel Survey 2014-2015. (2015). Household and Individual Questionnaire.

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