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Table 2 Overview of included assets, household asset possession and asset scores in the first survey (before the armed conflict in Côte d'Ivoire, August 2002).

From: Effect of an armed conflict on relative socioeconomic position of rural households: case study from western Côte d'Ivoire

Asset variable Proportion of households possessing the asset Mean (āk) SD (sk) Eigenvector (fk) Household score if household
  Wealth quintiles       
  Most poor Very poor Poor Less poor Least poor Total Unweighted First component
(='raw' asset factor)
Has asset Does not have asset
Possession of land 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.92 0.81 0.92 0.923 0.267 -0.1024 -0.0295 0.3538
Possession of house 1.00 0.94 0.97 0.97 0.92 0.96 0.962 0.193 -0.0463 -0.0092 0.2309
People per sleeping rooma 4.5a 4.3a 2.5a 2.6a 2.9a 2.7a 2.662 2.255 -0.1580 ---b ---b
Type of wall            
   Wood 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.011 0.105 -0.1021 -0.9663 0.0107
   Mud/clay 0.87 0.33 0.27 0.25 0.00 0.35 0.346 0.477 -0.2723 -0.3731 0.1976
   Cement 0.08 0.67 0.73 0.75 1.00 0.64 0.643 0.481 0.2926 0.2175 -0.3915
Type of roof            
   Thatch 0.60 0.06 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.14 0.143 0.351 -0.2789 -0.6812 0.1136
   Tiles 0.03 0.00 0.05 0.08 0.03 0.04 0.039 0.193 0.0424 0.2115 -0.0085
   Corrugated sheets 0.38 0.94 0.92 0.89 0.97 0.82 0.819 0.386 0.2321 0.1089 -0.4919
Energy source for cooking            
   Wood 1.00 0.97 1.00 0.97 0.94 0.98 0.978 0.147 -0.0606 -0.0091 0.4032
   Coal 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.03 0.08 0.03 0.027 0.164 0.0782 0.4640 -0.0129
Electronic devices            
   Electricity in house 0.05 0.17 0.49 0.86 1.00 0.51 0.511 0.501 0.3419 0.3335 -0.3485
   Refrigerator 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.22 0.05 0.050 0.217 0.1376 0.6016 -0.0313
   Radio 0.35 0.50 0.65 0.86 0.92 0.65 0.654 0.477 0.2211 0.1604 -0.3030
   Television 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.36 0.86 0.27 0.269 0.445 0.3287 0.5400 -0.1989
   Ventilator 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.11 0.44 0.12 0.115 0.320 0.2143 0.5917 -0.0772
   Video 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.01 0.005 0.074 0.0633 0.8511 -0.0043
Sanitation infrastructure and personal protection         
   No toilet 0.73 0.81 0.19 0.14 0.11 0.40 0.396 0.490 -0.2762 -0.3405 0.2232
   Uncemented toilet 0.16 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.093 0.292 -0.0693 -0.2153 0.0221
   Cemented toilet 0.11 0.08 0.68 0.81 0.81 0.49 0.494 0.501 0.3028 0.3058 -0.2986
   Soap 1.00 0.97 1.00 1.00 0.97 0.99 0.989 0.105 0.0189 0.0020 -0.1780
   Insecticide spray 0.11 0.06 0.05 0.39 0.39 0.20 0.198 0.399 0.1516 0.3047 -0.0752
   Mosquito net 0.16 0.22 0.19 0.19 0.39 0.23 0.231 0.422 0.0743 0.1354 -0.0407
Main mean of transportation            
   Feet/walking 1.00 0.97 0.84 0.67 0.50 0.80 0.797 0.404 -0.2331 -0.1174 0.4601
   Bicycle 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.25 0.33 0.13 0.126 0.333 0.1985 0.5204 -0.0753
   Car/motorbike 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.08 0.17 0.08 0.077 0.267 0.1044 0.3607 -0.0300
Number of households 37 36 37 36 36 182      
  1. a Reports the average number of people per sleeping room in the respective wealth quintile
  2. b Computed score for one additional person per sleeping room: -0.0701