The India Human Development Survey – II (IHDS2): Primary School Facility includes 8 questions on female enrollment in school, toilet availability for girls, and provision of supplies for girls such as books, uniform, etc. The original questionnaire has other questions to assess schools, not listed here. 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
Part A: Basic Characteristics
1. How many students are enrolled in this school?
Response Options: Enrolled ____
2. Of these, how many are girls?
Response Options: Girls ____
3. On an average day, how many attend?
Response Options: Attend ____
Part B: Physical Structure
4. Does the school have any toilet facility for the students?
Response Options: Yes - 1 No - 2
5. Do girls and boys have toilet facilities?
Response Options: Yes, common - 1 Yes, separate - 2 No - 3
6. Is this toilet/laterine…
Response Options: Inside the school building - 1 Outside the school building - 2
7. What type of toilet does the school have for girls? For boys?
Response Options: Flush toilet - 1 Pit latrine - 2 Ventilated improved pit latrine - 3 None - 4
8. Does the school provide free…..
Response Options: Yes, some grades - 1 Yes, all grades - 2 No - 3
Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2015). India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II), 2011-2012. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/pages/DSDR/idhs-II-data-guide.html
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