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DHS system to generate events-based datasets [message #12919] Wed, 09 August 2017 04:40 Go to next message
LMugabo
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Registered: July 2017
Location: United Kingdom
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Hi there,

I am conducting a study on contraceptive discontinuation using recent(2014-2015) Rwanda DHS data. I want to use reproductive calendar data but it is hard to use it its current single string variable form. However, I have learned that DHS program has created a system that generates events-based datasets where each change in the calendar becomes an observation thus making it easier for analysis. I am not aware of the process to access this tool and would like assistance in this matter. Could someone share this information with me?

Regards,

Lambert Mugabo
Re: DHS system to generate events-based datasets [message #13179 is a reply to message #12919] Sun, 01 October 2017 20:26 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Registered: February 2013
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Dear User,
I have referred your query to one of our experts. However, until we can post an appropriate response, you may want to take a look at DHS Methodological Reports 17 https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/MR17/MR17.pdf
In addition to this there is Calendar Tutorial https://www.dhsprogram.com/data/calendar-tutorial/
Thank you!

[Updated on: Sun, 01 October 2017 21:18]

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