A person whose marital status is common-law/live-in is a person cohabiting or living consensually with another person as friends.
Separated is a married person whose spouse has died and who has not married up to the time of visit.
The household respondent says that he cannot read properly when he is not wearing his glasses. He could read and see things properly when he is wearing his eyeglasses. Thus he has a functional difficulty.
The ethnicity of a child aged 5 years old is Agta, if his mother is a Tagalog and his father’s ethnicity is Agta.
Record the names of household members by age, i.e., from youngest to oldest member.
The PhilSys Card Number (PCN) serves as the serial number for the physical ID card and is the same with the registrant’s PhilSys Number (PSN).
The enumerator need not check presence of city/municipal ID because all cities and municipalities in the Philippines offer city/municipal IDs.
In case of paper-and-pencil interview, the enumerator can use multiple booklets for one household.
For a family with Islam as religion, all children, regardless of age, should follow the ethnicity of their mother.
In 2022 CBMS, two or more religions can be recorded for each household member.
If the other parent is abroad and has lost contact with his/her family for a year or more, the other parent who is left with the custody of the family, may be considered as solo parent.
Implement the waiver before proceeding to CBMS Form 2.
The Building Serial Number shall be recorded for homeless persons.
Two siblings live together. One of them has a spouse and an adopted child residing in the same housing unit. In this case, there are two nuclear families.
There should only be one (1) household head for each household interview.
Children below 13 years of age who could not yet decide on their ethnicity at the time of CBMS should take the ethnicity of their father.
In 2022 CBMS, the enumerator shall record all newborns as persons with difficulty in self-caring.
For the purpose of CBMS data collection, a couple (or partners) who is (are) not legally married but cohabiting, i.e., common-law or live-in partners are not considered as nuclear family.
Examples of PhilID card are passport and Senior Citizen ID card.
A person born on July 2, 1990 has just celebrated his/her 32nd birthday. The age to be reported for this person in the 2022 CBMS should be “32”, and NOT “31”.