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number of women [message #15550] Fri, 10 August 2018 11:58 Go to next message
hemistryhealth is currently offline  hemistryhealth
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Good Afternoon,

I am using child recode file as the base file and looking at outcomes in mothers and children. My descriptive analysis is only showing the total number of children in the countries and not the number of women sampled, even when I analyzed the women outcome variable. E.g. Total number of women with anaemia or not is the same as the total number of children with/or anaemia. This doesn't fit right. Please, I need your help.

Many Thanks
Eunice


Eunice
Re: number of women [message #15812 is a reply to message #15550] Thu, 20 September 2018 10:23 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Please note that the unit of analysis (case) in this file is the children of women born in the last 5 years (0-59 months). Please read more on dataset types at: https://www.dhsprogram.com/data/Dataset-Types.cfm
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