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Global Early Adolescent Study: Household Assets

The Global Early Adolescent Study includes a measure of Household Assets in the parent questionnaire. This measure includes 2 items that ask the respondent’s parent their housing status and the conditions of household or personal amenities such as electricity, indoor running water, and one’s car or truck. The Global Early Adolescent Study is a multi-country study focused on elucidating the factors that promote sexual and reproductive health and risk factors associated with poor outcomes among early adolescents.

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Geographies Tested: Belgium,Bolivia,Burkina Faso,China,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Ecuador,Egypt,India,Kenya,Malawi,Nigeria,South Africa,United Kingdom,United States of America,Vietnam

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Do you rent or own your home?

Response Options:*
Rent
Own
Living here with someone else who owns the home
Other
Refuse to answer

2. Which of the following do you have in your home that is in working order?

  • Electricity
  • Indoor running water
  • Toilet (in-home)
  • Shower, bath, or both
  • Bicycle
  • Motorbikemotor scooter
  • Car or truck
  • Cellmobile phone
  • TelevisionTV
  • Radio
  • Satellite dishDSTV
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Clothes washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave

Response Options:*
Yes
No
Don’t know
Refuse to answer

* Numeric codes for the Response Options above were not provided in the original questionnaire

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The World Health Organization. (2017). Global Early Adolescent Study Parent Questionnaire. https://www.geastudy.org/geas-quantitative-measures

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