Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
These items are meant for recording the use of pesticides by the household during the agricultural year 1991-92 . Pesticides are generally used for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating insects, rodents, fungi, weeds and other harmful forms of plants and animal life, both for agricultural and other purposes. If the household is reported to have used any pesticide during the agricultural year 1991-92, code '1' will be recorded in item 6; otherwise the entry will be code '2'. Items 7 to 9 will be filled in when code '1' is recorded in item 6.
The purpose of use will be recorded in item 7 in terms of codes
The type of pesticides used for agriculture and other purposes will be recorded respectively in items 8 and 9, in terms of codes