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how to download a data set [message #11759] Tue, 07 February 2017 00:57 Go to next message
afoo is currently offline  afoo
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hello dhs

pls have been given access to download data for my project on child anthropometric (stunting, wasting and underweight) and the factors in Nigeria affecting them so as to use it for regression analysis. But I don't know the data related to all these and I don't know how to download it yet.
pls help me out, as it will be highly appreciated


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Re: how to download a data set [message #11765 is a reply to message #11759] Tue, 07 February 2017 08:40 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Go to the DHSProgram website http://dhsprogram.com/
Click on "Data" then click on "Download Datasets" and follow the prompts.
index.php?t=getfile&id=670&private=0
Re: how to download a data set [message #11810 is a reply to message #11765] Sat, 11 February 2017 11:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
afoo is currently offline  afoo
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hello dhs
pls which data in Nigeria child record can we use for stunting, wasting and underweight and the factors affecting them
thanks for your support


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Re: how to download a data set [message #12057 is a reply to message #11810] Thu, 23 March 2017 17:04 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Which Nigeria dataset are you working with? Look at the variables in RECH6. These are the height and weight variables in the household for children.
Other resources to help our users are The Guide to DHS Statistics http:// www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-dhsg1-dhs-questi onnaires-and-manuals.cfm,The Standard Recode Manual http:// www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-DHSG4-DHS-Questi onnaires-and-Manuals.cfm, A new series of YouTube Videos
The video series covers making sure you have the correct....
Video 1: Data File and Denominator
Video 2: Variables
Video 3: Recoding and Weights
Video 4: Software Specific Codes and Tabulation Commands
https:// www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLagqLv-gqpTMU3avlnBDodTWCazUR y4CT
We also have a section on Using Datasets for Analysis http://www.dhsprogram.com/data/Using-Datasets-for-Analysis.cfm. If it's Stata help you need, please visit http://www.cpc.unc.edu/research/tools/data_analysis/statatutorial
Re: how to download a data set [message #12168 is a reply to message #12057] Tue, 04 April 2017 13:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
afoo is currently offline  afoo
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Hello Liz,
Pls I need your help on getting which variable is for location like the (urban and rural area)
Thanks for your support


AAA
Re: how to download a data set [message #12169 is a reply to message #12168] Tue, 04 April 2017 13:55 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
From Page 10 of the Standard Recode Manual (referenced in response to one of your posts) http:// dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-DHSG4-DHS-Questionna ires-and-Manuals.cfm
HV025 Type of place of residence where the household resides as either urban or rural
Height and Weight variables are found in REC44, P78 Standard Recode Manual
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