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Table 1 The dimensions, indicators, deprivation cutoffs and weights of household living standard

From: Living standard and access to tetanus toxoid immunization among women in Bangladesh

Dimension Indicator Deprivation Weight
Energy Use Electricity Access The household has no access to electricity. 1/15
Modern Cooking Fuels The household has no clean cooking fuels (electricity, natural gas, kerosene or biogas). 1/15
Household Appliance The household does not own more than one of the following household appliances related to energy: water pump, air conditioner, electric fan, computer, mobile telephone, radio, TV and refrigerator 1/15
Improved Sanitation Toilet Facility The toilet facility of the household does not have the followings: flush toilet, flush to piped sewer system, flush to septic tank, flush to pit latrine, pit latrine with slab or ventilated improved pit latrine. 1/15
Handwash The household does not have the improved hand washing materials (liquid/bar soap or detergent) 1/15
Shared Toilets It shares toilet facilities with other households. 1/15
Drinking Water Source of Water The household does not have the improved source of drinking water (piped water, tube well/borehole, protected dug well, rainwater, tanker or bottled water). 1/10
Water Treatment It does not treat water to make safer for drinking. 1/10
Housing Floor The household does not have the following floor materials: parquet or polished wood, vinyl or asphalt strips, ceramic tiles or cement. 1/15
Roof The household does not have the following roof materials: metal, wood, calamine/ cement fiber, ceramic tiles, cement or roofing shingles. 1/15
Wall The household does not have the following wall materials: tin, cement, bricks, cement blocks or shingles. 1/15
Assets Ownership Household Assets The household does not own more than one of bus/car/truck/covered van, bike, almirah, sofa set, more than one sleeping room and lands for agriculture. 1/5
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