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Re: calculation of exclusive breastfeeding [message #23757 is a reply to message #2735] Thu, 25 November 2021 03:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mon lay is currently offline  Mon lay
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Dear sir,
I am trying to calculate duration of breastfeeding for under five years old children by using KR data file of Myanmar DHS (2015 - 2016). I would like to know how could I calculate for following information

Breastfeeding status (for children under age 2 who are living with their mother)
□ Not breastfeeding □ Exclusively breastfeed
□ Breastfeeding and consuming plain water only
□ Breastfeeding and consuming non-milk liquids
□ Breastfeeding and consuming other milk
□ Breastfeeding and consuming complementary foods

Duration of breastfeeding (among children born in the 3 years preceding the survey)
□ Exclusive breastfeeding
□ Any breastfeeding
□ Predominant breastfeeding
Could I receive Spss tutorial for above information calculation? I use guide of DHS program, however, I cannot calculate for this. I am not very much expert in Spss and statistic knowledge. Please help me. I am trouble with this.


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Re: calculation of exclusive breastfeeding [message #23758 is a reply to message #23757] Thu, 25 November 2021 10:37 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Trevor-DHS is currently offline  Trevor-DHS
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See for example code for the indicators in the Guide to DHS Statistics. Go to Chap11_NT and see the code provided there.
Re: calculation of exclusive breastfeeding [message #24026 is a reply to message #2967] Fri, 04 February 2022 08:50 Go to previous message
shyam is currently offline  shyam
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Interesting how breastfeeding is the only area of research of which I'm aware that reverses the findings.

In any other research, the biological norm is assumed to be the benchmark, and deviations from the biological norm are measured in impact. Instead, we assume formula feeding as the benchmark and measure the biological norm in terms of its deviation from formula feeding.

By which I mean - breastfeeding does not enhance development. It is the biological norm. Formula feeding inhibits neurological development.
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