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Twins [message #15503] Fri, 03 August 2018 09:54 Go to next message
Xavi is currently offline  Xavi
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Please keep me with how i can get the following tables from the dhs datasets
1. How many sets of twins were born 2016 Jan to Dec, 2015 Jan to Dec,2014 Jan to Dec...2011 Jan to Dec?
2. Twins 5 years before the survey (Total birth)
3. How many were swinging at the time of the survey?
4. Total kids born: Boy Girls in 2016,2015...2011
5. Total swing: Boy Girls in 2016,2015...2011
6. How many are multiple: Boy Girls in 2016,2015...2011
7. How many multiple were swing: Boy Girls in 2016,2015...2011
8. How many sets(4) 2016, 2015...2011
9. How many sets(3) 2016, 2015...2011
10. How many sets(2) 2016, 2015...2011

Permutations(sex): For twins and Triplets
Twins: Boys only, Girls only, Boy and Girl


Re: Twins [message #15505 is a reply to message #15503] Fri, 03 August 2018 10:30 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Registered: February 2013
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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

You may also want to share your code and also search the forum for keywords.
Thank you!

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