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Master Agriculture Files

There are nine Master Agricultural files that cover farming, gardening and fishing.

Master Farming Files

Master Farming files include household farming and individual farming and gardening files.

1. Household Farming

The CHNS Household Farming Master File contains information regarding the farming income of survey households. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each household.  An individual can have from 1 to 8 years of data starting in 1991 as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years from 1991 to 2011.

This file consolidates household farming data from eight survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009
2011
None C91HH7C
C91HH7D
C93HH8A C97HH C00HH C04HH C06HH C09HH C11HH

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2. Individual Gardening and Farming

The CHNS Individual Gardening and Farming Master File contains information regarding the gardening and farming income and activity of survey individuals. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each individual.  An individual can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011.

This file consolidates gardening and farming data from 18 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
C89HH5A
C89HH6A
C91HH6A
C91HH7A
C93HH7B
C93HH8B
C97HH7
C97HH8A
C00HH9
C00HH10
C04ADULT
C04CHILD
C06ADULT
C06CHILD
C09ADULT
C09CHILD
C11ADULT
C11CHILD

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Master Household Gardening File

The CHNS Household Gardening Master File contains information regarding the gardening income of survey households. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each household.  An individual can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011.

This file consolidates household gardening data from 9 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009
2011
C89HH5A C91HH6B C93HH7A C97HH C00HH C04HH C06HH C09HH C11HH

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Master Crops Type File

The CHNS Crops by Type Master File contains information regarding the farm income by type of crop. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each household that raised crops.  A household can have from 1 to 4 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey year, 1989, 1991, 1993, or 1997 and from one to four types of crops.

This file consolidates type of crop data from four survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997
C89HH6B C91HH7B C93HH8C C97HH8B

After 1997, survey data were no longer collected by crop.

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Master Livestock Files

Master Livestock files include three files: household level activities, individual level activities, and livestock type.

1. Household Livestock File

The CHNS Household Livestock Master File contains information regarding the livestock and poultry income of survey households. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each household.  An individual can have from 1 to 8 years of data starting in 1991 as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1991 to 2011.

This file consolidates household livestock data from 8 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009
2011
None C91HH8A
C91HH8C
C93HH9A C97HH C00HH C04HH C06HH C09HH C11HH

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2. Individual Livestock File

The CHNS Individual Livestock Master File contains information regarding livestock and poultry income and activity of survey individuals. As a longitudinal file, this file contains multiple years of data for each individual.  An individual can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011.

This file consolidates individual livestock data from 13 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
C89HH7A C91HH8B C93HH9B C97HH9A C00HH11A C04ADULT
C04CHILD
C06ADULT
C06CHILD
C09ADULT
C09CHILD
C11ADULT
C11CHILD

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3. Livestock Type File

The CHNS Livestock by Type Master File contains information regarding the livestock income by type of livestock. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each household with livestock.  A household can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011, and from 1 to 4 types of livestock.

This file consolidates type of livestock data from eight survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
C89HH7B C91HH8C C93HH9C C97HH9B C00HH11B C04HT3 C06HT3 C09HT3 C11HT3

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Master Fishing  Files

Master Fishing includes household level files and individual level files.

1. Household Fishing File

The CHNS Household Fishing Master File contains information regarding the fishing income of survey households. As a longitudinal file, this file contains multiple years of data for each household.  An individual can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011.

This file consolidates household fishing data from 9 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
C89HH8B C91HH9B C93HH10A C97HH C00HH C04HH C06HH C09HH C11HH

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2. Individual Fishing File

The CHNS Individual Fishing Master File contains information regarding fishing income and activity of survey individuals. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each individual.  An individual can have from 1 to 9 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey years, 1989 to 2011.

This file consolidates individual fishing data from eleven survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
C89HH8A C91HH9A C93HH10B C97HH10 C00HH12 C04ADULT
C04CHILD
C06ADULT
C06CHILD
C09ADULT
C09CHILD
C11ADULT
C11CHILD

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