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STATA code for wealth index calculation [message #15771] Thu, 13 September 2018 19:34 Go to next message
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Dear forum members,

I have been trying to make sense of how WI is calculated in DHS surveys through reading the final reports. After a lot of wandering the process remains unclear to me so I was thinking of giving it a try myself. If anyone can share the STATA code for calculating WI for any country that'd do me a great favor.

Any clue to the method using STATA is also highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance for your time!

Re: STATA code for wealth index calculation [message #15774 is a reply to message #15771] Fri, 14 September 2018 09:23 Go to previous message
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Dear User, we now have a NEW Guide to DHS Statistics
It contains several references to the wealth index. In addition, Comparative Report #6 The Wealth Index is also a valuable resource. Check it out. Thank you!
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