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within state wealth index [message #15912] Fri, 05 October 2018 13:15 Go to next message
Ishanka is currently offline  Ishanka
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what do you mean by within state wealth index? how is it calculated? what is the difference of wealth index and within state wealth index? how do these differ from wealth index -urban/rural
Re: within state wealth index [message #16069 is a reply to message #15912] Thu, 01 November 2018 13:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User, a response from Dr. Shea Rutstein:
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The India 2015-16 survey did have separate wealth indexes created for each state as a whole and for urban and rural areas within each state. There should also be one for India as a whole.


Re: within state wealth index [message #16077 is a reply to message #16069] Fri, 02 November 2018 01:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ishanka is currently offline  Ishanka
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Thank you for your reply to my query on the wealth index within state. But, can you please let me know what the numerator and the denominators were to calculate this value? I need to understand how it was calculated. was the denominator the number of households in that particular state?
Re: within state wealth index [message #16082 is a reply to message #16077] Fri, 02 November 2018 09:19 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User, to better understands the construction of the wealth index please refer to DHS Comparative Report 6.
Please visit this resource as well. Thank you!
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