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TRASH
Trash disposal

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      class Trash:public Editor {

public:
    Trash(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::fj1996a:
        {
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 1 && (FJ1996A_0043(0) == 1 || FJ1996A_0044(0) == 1 || FJ1996A_0045(0) == 1 || FJ1996A_0046(0) == 1 || FJ1996A_0047(0) == 1))
                a = 14;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 1 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 1)
                a = 21;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 1)
                a = 22;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 1 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 2)
                a = 23;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0045(0) == 1)
                a = 25;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0045(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0046(0) == 1)
                a = 29;
            if (FJ1996A_0042(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0043(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0044(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0045(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0046(0) == 2 && FJ1996A_0047(0) == 1)
                a = 39;
        }
        break;
        case dataset_id::fj2007a:
        {
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 1 && (FJ2007A_0054(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0055(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0056(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0057(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0058(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0059(0) == 1))
                a = 14;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 1 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 1)
                a = 21;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 1 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 0)
                a = 22;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 1)
                a = 23;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 0 && (FJ2007A_0056(0) == 1 || FJ2007A_0057(0) == 1))
                a = 25;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0056(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0057(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0058(0) == 1)
                a = 29;
            if (FJ2007A_0053(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0054(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0055(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0056(0) == 2 && FJ2007A_0057(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0058(0) == 0 && FJ2007A_0059(0) == 1)
                a = 39;
        }
        break;
        case dataset_id::tt2011a:
        {
            if (TT2011A_0110() == 0 && TT2011A_0101() == 2)
                a = 39;
        }
        break;
		case dataset_id::fj2014a:
        {
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 1 && (FJ2014A_0053(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0054(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0055(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0056(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0057(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0058(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0059(0) == 1))
                a = 14;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 1 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 1)
                a = 21;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 1)
                a = 22;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 1 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 2)
                a = 23;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 2 && (FJ2014A_0055(0) == 1 || FJ2014A_0056(0) == 1))
                a = 25;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0055(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0056(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0057(0) == 1)
                a = 29;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0055(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0056(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0057(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0058(0) == 1)
                a = 36;
            if (FJ2014A_0052(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0053(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0054(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0055(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0056(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0057(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0058(0) == 2 && FJ2014A_0059(0) == 1)
                a = 39;
        }
        break;
        }


        setData(a);
    }
};

    

Description

This variable indicates whether the household's waste or garbage is collected by a sanitation service or disposed of in some other manner.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Armenia
Burkina Faso
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ethiopia
Fiji
Guatemala
Indonesia
Jamaica
Mali
Mexico
Morocco
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Paraguay
Philippines
Rwanda
South Africa
Trinidad and Tobago
Uruguay
Zambia

Comparability — General

The variable is comparable across samples in terms of the major distinction between garbage collection and some other means of disposal. No attempt has been made to harmonize the responses among the methods of non-collected waste disposal.

There is a conceptual difference between the Philippines, Rwanda, Trinidad and Tobago, and other samples with respect to the distinction between trash and garbage. The Philippines and Rwanda census question asked only about kitchen garbage (organic waste). The Trinidad and Tobago census question referred to the disposal method used for eight different types of garbage, but only information regarding organic waste was harmonized. In the other countries the question asked about all household waste: both trash and garbage. Presumably, this has little impact on comparability regarding sanitation service, but does affect the interpretation of other types of disposal.

Comparability — Armenia [top]

The unharmonized source variables indicate the regularity of garbage removal.

Comparability — Burkina Faso [top]

The 1996 sample has a code called "trash can" that is assumed to imply collection by a sanitation service and therefore categorized this way in the integrated variable. In the 2006 census, public and private trash removal services were differentiated.

Comparability — Cuba [top]

In 2012, households that disposed of trash into a landfill are considered to be using a "communal refuse dump."

Comparability — Dominican Republic [top]

Apart from slight universe differences, the data are comparable across samples.

Comparability — Ethiopia [top]

This variable is only available for the 2007 sample.

Comparability — Fiji [top]

Both Fiji censuses allowed respondents to indicate multiple methods of trash disposal. The integrated variable was hierarchically coded, such that households who reported any trash collection by a sanitation service were categorized as such (distinguishing sanitation service only from sanitation service and other methods). Households that reported no trash collection, but which reported burning or burying trash were assigned to those categories regardless of other methods. These are followed by river or sea disposal, then own refuse dump, composted and, finally, "other, none."

The 2007 and 2014 questionnaires distinguished between the river and sea. See the unharmonized source variables for more information.

Comparability — Guatemala [top]

The 1994 and 2002 questionnaires include an option for "throwing trash somewhere" (not specified location) which is coded as "other dumping".

Comparability — Indonesia [top]

The data for this variable was derived from two separate questions in the sample. One question asked about garbage disposal type and the other asked about garbage disposal method. For the original questions and categories one can refer to the unharmonized source variables. Any disposal type that was disposed by means of being "carried out" was classified as "Collected by a sanitation service."

Comparability — Jamaica [top]

The unharmonized source variable indicates the regularity of garbage removal.

Comparability — Mali [top]

This variable is only available for the 2009 sample.

Comparability — Mexico [top]

The 2015 sample includes fewer categories than previous years.

Comparability — Morocco [top]

In 2014, households that disposed of trash in a municipal trashcan are considered as indirect collection from a garbage container.

Comparability — Nicaragua [top]

The source data have more detail on the type of trash collection service, retained in the unharmonized source variable.

Comparability — Nigeria [top]

In the Nigeria samples, "disposal within compound" implies authorized disposal, but it is unclear whether refuse is collected.

Comparability — Paraguay [top]

The 1992 original source variable distinguishes households that threw garbage in their own yard or in a vacant yard. These categories are combined in the 2002 source variable.

Comparability — Philippines [top]

The Philippines 1990, 2000, and 2010 samples are concerned with the disposal of kitchen waste, not trash more generally.

Comparability — Rwanda [top]

The 2002 census question specified kitchen garbage disposal, not all trash.

Comparability — South Africa [top]

The 2001, 2007, and 2011 samples are comparable in terms of the major distinction between garbage collection and some other means of disposal. The 2016 sample includes two additional categories harmonized under indirect collection from a garbage deposit and other dumping.

Comparability — Trinidad and Tobago [top]

In 2011, the census question asked about the disposal method for eight different types of garbage but only information on organic waste was used for TRASH. The unharmonized source variables for this sample provide also information about the disposal method for white goods, electronic items, glass, plastic, paper products, vehicle tires, and vegetation and wooden products.

Comparability — Uruguay [top]

The 2006 sample was a survey and therefore only enumerates a subset of the population. It further restricts the universe to urban households, and only asks whether the household received regular trash disposal service.

Comparability — Zambia [top]

The unharmonized source variables indicate the regularity of garbage removal.

Universe

  • Armenia 2001: All households
  • Armenia 2011: All households
  • Benin 1992: Private households
  • Benin 2002: All households
  • Benin 2013: All households
  • Bolivia 2012: Private dwellings
  • Botswana 2001: Private households
  • Botswana 2011: Private households
  • Brazil 1991: Not group quarters or improvised dwellings
  • Brazil 2000: Not group quarters or improvised dwellings
  • Brazil 2010: Occupied permanent private households
  • Burkina Faso 1996: All households
  • Burkina Faso 2006: All households
  • Cameroon 2005: Ordinary households
  • Colombia 1993: Not vacant dwellings
  • Colombia 2005: All households
  • Costa Rica 2011: Households in private dwellings
  • Cuba 2012: Private households
  • Dominican Republic 1981: Primary household in occupied dwelling
  • Dominican Republic 2002: Private, occupied designated households
  • Dominican Republic 2010: Private, occupied dwellings
  • Ecuador 2010: Private households
  • El Salvador 1992: Occupied private households
  • El Salvador 2007: Occupied private dwellings with people present
  • Ethiopia 2007: Households that responded to the long form
  • Fiji 1996: All households
  • Fiji 2007: All households
  • Fiji 2014: All households
  • Ghana 2010: Occupied households
  • Guatemala 1994: Private occupied households
  • Guatemala 2002: Private occupied households
  • Guinea 1996: Non-collective dwellings
  • Haiti 2003: Occupied private households
  • Honduras 2001: Private households
  • Indonesia 1971: All households
  • Jamaica 2001: Private households
  • Lesotho 2006: All households
  • Malaysia 2000: All households
  • Mali 2009: All households
  • Mexico 2000: All households
  • Mexico 2010: Dwellings built for habiation
  • Mexico 2015: Dwellings built for habiation
  • Morocco 2014: All households
  • Nicaragua 2005: Private households with inhabitants present or hotel, boarding house and guest house
  • Nigeria 2006: All households
  • Nigeria 2007: All households
  • Nigeria 2008: All households
  • Nigeria 2009: All households
  • Nigeria 2010: All households
  • Palestine 2007: All households except Jerusalem annexed by Israel in 1967
  • Panama 2000: Private occupied households
  • Panama 2010: Private occupied households
  • Paraguay 1972: Private occupied households
  • Paraguay 1982: Private occupied households
  • Paraguay 1992: Private occupied households
  • Paraguay 2002: Private occupied households
  • Philippines 1990: All households
  • Philippines 2000: All households
  • Philippines 2010: All households
  • Rwanda 2002: Private households
  • Rwanda 2012: All households
  • Senegal 2002: All households
  • Senegal 2013: Private households
  • Sierra Leone 2004: All households
  • South Africa 2001: Non-homeless households
  • South Africa 2007: Non-institutional households
  • South Africa 2011: Households in housing units or converted hostels
  • South Africa 2016: All households
  • Suriname 2012: All households
  • Tanzania 2012: All households
  • Togo 2010: All households
  • Trinidad and Tobago 2011: Private occupied households
  • Uganda 2002: Private households
  • Uganda 2014: All households
  • Uruguay 2006: Urban households in the first trimester
  • Venezuela 2001: Permanently occupied private dwellings
  • Zambia 2000: All households
  • Zambia 2010: All households

Availability

  • Armenia: 2001, 2011
  • Benin: 1992, 2002, 2013
  • Bolivia: 2012
  • Botswana: 2001, 2011
  • Brazil: 1991, 2000, 2010
  • Burkina Faso: 1996, 2006
  • Cameroon: 2005
  • Colombia: 1993, 2005
  • Costa Rica: 2011
  • Cuba: 2012
  • Dominican Republic: 1981, 2002, 2010
  • Ecuador: 2010
  • El Salvador: 1992, 2007
  • Ethiopia: 2007
  • Fiji: 1996, 2007, 2014
  • Ghana: 2010
  • Guatemala: 1994, 2002
  • Guinea: 1996
  • Haiti: 2003
  • Honduras: 2001
  • Indonesia: 1971
  • Jamaica: 2001
  • Lesotho: 2006
  • Malaysia: 2000
  • Mali: 2009
  • Mexico: 2000, 2010, 2015
  • Morocco: 2014
  • Nicaragua: 2005
  • Nigeria: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Palestine: 2007
  • Panama: 2000, 2010
  • Paraguay: 1972, 1982, 1992, 2002
  • Philippines: 1990, 2000, 2010
  • Rwanda: 2002, 2012
  • Senegal: 2002, 2013
  • Sierra Leone: 2004
  • South Africa: 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016
  • Suriname: 2012
  • Tanzania: 2012
  • Togo: 2010
  • Trinidad and Tobago: 2011
  • Uganda: 2002, 2014
  • Uruguay: 2006
  • Venezuela: 2001
  • Zambia: 2000, 2010