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seeking help variable [message #15420] Mon, 16 July 2018 17:48 Go to next message
lynn.alghazzi@gmail.com is currently offline  lynn.alghazzi@gmail.com
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Hello, i am currently doing my master's thesis on the determinants of seeking help behaviour of the victims of domestic violence. My dependant variable is hence "sought help". However, after opening the data i saw that seeking help is divided between the people from whom help is thought and that there is no single variable that presents yes for seeking help or no for not seeking help. Is there a way i could make a single variable for sought help regardless from who it is sought?
Also, is the baseline for seeking help to stop violence the same in all the countries in which DHS included a domestic violence section?
Re: seeking help variable [message #16817 is a reply to message #15420] Wed, 06 March 2019 11:05 Go to previous message
josephsls is currently offline  josephsls
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I have consulted with the experts atStudent Life Saviour and they explained that seeking help should be the dependent variable in this case and domestic violence is independent variable. The study can be carried out by identifying data for the dependent variable, but as u are saying data is not available, then the only choice available is to find out alternative sources of getting data.

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