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Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #12964] Wed, 23 August 2017 13:32 Go to next message
Nasiha Sarwar is currently offline  Nasiha Sarwar
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1. Kindly tell me about the data files relevant to breastfeeding duration in 2012-2013 DHSdata.
2. Censored variable regarding breastfeeding.
3. Survey variables (PSU, stratum, weights) regarding breastfeeding.
4. Any restriction which will be applied on the data analysis.
and last
5. How can we use Sampling Plan on SPSS
Re: Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #12991 is a reply to message #12964] Fri, 01 September 2017 17:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
The best place to start is with the Standard Recode Manual http://
www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-dhsg4-dhs-questi onnaires-and-manuals.cfm
and the Guide To DHS Statistics http:// www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-dhsg1-dhs-questi onnaires-and-manuals.cfm. We also have a number of YouTube videos to assist our users:
Part I: Registering for DHS Datasets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBKpudtrv4E
Part II: Downloading DHS Datasets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwSN95SkbqI
Part III: Opening DHS Datasets in STATA, SPSS, and SAS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neIMrOd1kkM

DHS Dataset Types in 60 Seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGRJZCGiCJw
Introduction to DHS Datasets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzLNQkkvDeI
Introduction to DHS Data Structure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmiSDPebmgc
De Jure and De Facto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klClwMgFcCU

Part IV: Demonstration of How to Weight DHS Data in SPSS & SAS https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNg8HD_lKow&list=PLagqLv-gqpTN8I ZQBy7vAYw10NjynAn2Z&index=4

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
Using Datasets for Analysis http://www.dhsprogram.com/data/Using-Datasets-for-Analysis.c fm and
Model Datasets (can be downloaded without registering) http://www.dhsprogram.com/data/Model-Datasets.cfm
For SPSS Tutorial: https:// www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLVMB_24.0.0/statist ics_spsstut_project_ddita-gentopic1.html

When you look through the Standard Recode Manual and the Guide to DHS Statistics, you can do a search on "Breastfeeding" to find relevant variables and numerators and denominators.

After reviewing these resources if you still have questions, please feel free to post again.

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Re: Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #13042 is a reply to message #12991] Sun, 10 September 2017 16:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nasiha Sarwar is currently offline  Nasiha Sarwar
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Hey kindly suggest me the exact variables which I should use for finding different factors which affect breastfeeding duration.
Thank you.
Re: Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #13050 is a reply to message #13042] Mon, 11 September 2017 11:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Start by looking at M4 and M5. From page 56 in the Standard Recode Manual:
Quote:

M4 The duration of breastfeeding of the child in months. The maximum period allowed during
the data editing was the interval between the date of birth of the child and the date of
interview. Cases which exceeded this duration were left with the original response, but are
coded with one of the flag codes on variable M27 and were set to code 97 "Inconsistent" on
variable M5. The code 96 (breastfed until died) is no longer used.
M5 The calculated months of breastfeeding gives the duration of breastfeeding as in M4, but
with the duration calculated if the respondent is still breastfeeding the child or the child was
breastfed until it died. Inconsistent durations based on the original reporting of the duration
of breastfeeding are recoded to 97. In cases where the duration was one month longer than
the interval the duration was shortened by one month, consistent with the "Rule of one"
applied in DHS I. If the duration of breastfeeding exceeded the age of death of the child, the
duration of breastfeeding was changed to the age at death of the child.
Re: Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #13093 is a reply to message #13050] Mon, 18 September 2017 13:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nasiha Sarwar is currently offline  Nasiha Sarwar
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can I get answers regarding any restriction which will be applied on the data analysis of variable M4 & M5 (for breastfeeding duration)
Thank you
Re: Factors affecting the duration of breastfeeding [message #13099 is a reply to message #13093] Wed, 20 September 2017 11:05 Go to previous message
Nasiha Sarwar is currently offline  Nasiha Sarwar
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Kindly tell me which files exactly I have to use to find breastfeeding duration... PKIR, PKBR or PKKR???
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