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Table 3 Overview of included assets, household asset possession and asset scores in the second survey (after the armed conflict in Côte d'Ivoire, late 2003/early 2004).

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 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.86 0.97 0.967 0.179 -0.1590 -0.0293 0.8590
Possession of house 0.97 1.00 1.00 0.97 0.86 0.96 0.962 0.193 -0.1403 -0.0280 0.6997
People per sleeping rooma 3.9a 4.4a 2.4a 2.6a 3.1a 2.7a 2.663 2.508 -0.0582 ---b ---b
Type of wall            
   Wood 0.05 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.017 0.128 -0.0659 -0.5075 0.0085
   Mud/clay 0.78 0.28 0.14 0.03 0.00 0.25 0.247 0.433 -0.2679 -0.4661 0.1531
   Cement 0.16 0.69 0.87 0.97 1.00 0.74 0.736 0.442 0.2813 0.1679 -0.4687
Type of roof            
   Thatch 0.51 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.137 0.345 -0.2176 -0.5437 0.0866
   Tiles 0.03 0.08 0.08 0.03 0.03 0.05 0.050 0.217 -0.0094 -0.0411 0.0021
   Corrugated sheets 0.46 0.75 0.92 0.97 0.97 0.81 0.813 0.391 0.1975 0.0944 -0.4110
Energy source for cooking            
   Wood 1.00 0.97 0.97 1.00 0.92 0.97 0.973 0.164 -0.1405 -0.0231 0.8336
   Coal 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.06 0.02 0.022 0.147 0.0990 0.6587 -0.0148
Electronic devices            
   Electricity in house 0.16 0.31 0.54 0.83 0.89 0.54 0.544 0.499 0.2510 0.2292 -0.2734
   Refrigerator 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 0.07 0.066 0.249 0.2047 0.7682 -0.0542
   Radio 0.22 0.39 0.43 0.78 1.00 0.56 0.560 0.498 0.2582 0.2281 -0.2907
   Television 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.31 0.81 0.25 0.247 0.433 0.3151 0.5483 -0.1801
   Ventilator 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.11 0.50 0.13 0.126 0.333 0.2680 0.7027 -0.1017
   Video 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.03 0.027 0.164 0.2122 1.2590 -0.0349
Sanitation infrastructure and personal protection         
   No toilet 0.95 0.75 0.62 0.22 0.08 0.53 0.527 0.501 -0.2719 -0.2567 0.2860
   Uncemented toilet 0.05 0.08 0.16 0.22 0.14 0.13 0.132 0.339 0.0335 0.0858 -0.0130
   Cemented toilet 0.00 0.17 0.22 0.56 0.78 0.34 0.341 0.475 0.2625 0.3642 -0.1884
   Soap 0.84 1.00 0.97 1.00 1.00 0.96 0.962 0.193 0.1105 0.0218 -0.5508
   Insecticide spray 0.05 0.11 0.05 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.077 0.267 0.0653 0.2257 -0.0188
   Mosquito net 0.03 0.03 0.11 0.14 0.44 0.15 0.148 0.356 0.2083 0.4985 -0.0866
Main mean of transportation            
   Feet/walking 0.97 0.94 0.89 0.81 0.47 0.82 0.819 0.386 -0.2108 -0.0989 0.4468
   Bicycle 0.03 0.06 0.08 0.11 0.33 0.12 0.121 0.327 0.1252 0.3367 -0.0463
   Car/motorbike 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.08 0.19 0.06 0.060 0.239 0.1696 0.6670 -0.0426
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: -0.0232