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Stata code for mean duration of insusceptibility [message #11901] 
Mon, 27 February 2017 17:57 
schoumaker
Messages: 36 Registered: May 2013 Location: Belgium

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Hello,
Has anyone Stata code to compute mean durations as published in "Table 5.6 Postpartum amenorrhoea, abstinence, and insusceptibility" ?
I am trying  and failing to replicate the mean duration of postpartum insusceptibility, using the description in the guide to DHS statistics (p.75). The distribution of births and percentages I get are slightly different from the ones published, and my mean duration tends to be 12 months lower.
Thanks,
Bruno
Bruno Schoumaker
Centre for Demographic Research
Université catholique de Louvain




Re: Stata code for mean duration of insusceptibility [message #13576 is a reply to message #11981] 
Wed, 22 November 2017 03:41 
Michaelo
Messages: 11 Registered: October 2017

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Thanks Trevor. I will appreciate it much if could kindly share with the SPSS codes for the computation of percentage of births for which mothers are postpartum amenorrhoeic, abstaining, and insusceptible, by number of months since birth, and mean duration. I am using the Ghana dataset and would wish to observe the patterns as per some population sub groups.
Thanks
Michaelo
MO





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