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Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17577] Thu, 18 April 2019 12:47 Go to next message
lhuri is currently offline  lhuri
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Hi,

I'd like to ask a few questions about Indonesia DHS.

1. Prelacteal question in IDHS 2017 (m55z_1) shows that 100% respondents give prelacteal feeding (file attached). This seems strange as the Indonesian DHS report mentions that prelacteal feeding prevalence was only 44%. Previous datasets did not show any problem with the same var. The m55_1 makes more sense (46%, unweighted) but the question is not exactly the same. So I just need to confirm, is m55_1 the prelacteal variable in IDHS 2017? Kindly correct me if I'm mistaken.

2. Religion variable (v130) shows no observation in IDHS 2012 and 2017, but it does in previous datasets (attached). Is there any way I could access it?

3. There is a question "Were you given an MCH book for this pregnancy" (409B) in IDHS 2012 and 2017 questionnaire but I couldn't the Stata variable. Tried looking it up in the recode guide book as well but no luck. Is there any way I could access it? Apologies if I missed it.

Looking forward to your help. Thanks a lot.

[Updated on: Thu, 18 April 2019 13:21]

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Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17643 is a reply to message #17577] Wed, 01 May 2019 15:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
ewa.b is currently offline  ewa.b
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Hi,

I noticed that in your question you referred to the report of 2017 Indonesia DHS. I tried to download it but it does not seem to be available on the webpage ( https://dhsprogram.com/what-we-do/survey/survey-display-522. cfm). Could you share where you took the report from?

Thanks!
Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17691 is a reply to message #17643] Tue, 07 May 2019 09:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Senior Research Associate, Lindsay Mallick:

1) You can use variable m55_1 to assess any prelacteal feed. It appears m55z_1 was not populated- please disregard that variable. Please see the Guide to Statistics for more information on this indicator https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/DHSG1/Guide_to_DHS_Statistic s_DHS-7.pdf
2) The survey did not collect data on religion.
3) As for MCH book, there is a variable, s409b_1, which is antenatal card seen. I believe that is what you are looking for.

Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17694 is a reply to message #17643] Tue, 07 May 2019 13:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
lhuri is currently offline  lhuri
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Hi Ewa,

I'm referring to the Indonesian version of IDHS. You can find it here http://sdki.bkkbn.go.id/?lang=id&what=book.
To my knowledge, the English version is not released yet, I'm also waiting for it.
Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17695 is a reply to message #17694] Tue, 07 May 2019 13:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
ewa.b is currently offline  ewa.b
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Thank you!
Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17696 is a reply to message #17691] Tue, 07 May 2019 13:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
lhuri is currently offline  lhuri
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Hi Bridgette, thanks a lot for the answers.
Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17907 is a reply to message #17577] Fri, 12 July 2019 03:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Kai is currently offline  Kai
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Hi,

I have some other questions about some IDHS 2017 variables.

Firstly, I just wanted to confirm that s413d (signs of danger or complications) is the same variable as s414d (complications during pregnancy)in the 2012 dataset? (I'm pretty confident the variable refers to a question which is the same in both years, but the variable as well as the description appears to have changed which is confusing)

Secondly, I was hoping for some further clarification on this variable which I think might be a translation error.

s413df = signs of danger or complications: vomiting and numb in face or headache with con
Q413D in the Women's Survey answer F is "Bengkak kaki, tangan dan wajah atau sakit kepala disertai kejang" which I translate to 'swollen feet, hands and face or sore head with convulsions'

While similar, these are clearly different so I am thinking that they are supposed to relate to the same answer? Is it possible this is a poor translation? Or is this in fact a separate response? This same answer was not available in 2012 and an English translation of the 2017 questionnaire hasn't been released as far as I can tell to cross check.

Many thanks for any clarification that can be offered,
Kai


Re: Indonesia DHS 2012 - 2017 [message #17927 is a reply to message #17907] Thu, 18 July 2019 10:19 Go to previous message
lmallick is currently offline  lmallick
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Dear Kai,

Please refer to Appendix F in both surveys and you will find that q413d in the 2017 survey is similar but not identical to q414d in the 2012 survey. In 2017, q413c reads: "Did you have any complications during this pregnancy (NAME)?" If YES, the respondent is asked q413d "What are the signs of danger or complications? Anything else?" In 2012, q414c asks "Did you have any complications during this pregnancy (NAME)? Any other complications?" and IF YES, "What are they?. I would advise caution when comparing given the wording in English, unless the translations are worded more similarly.

I believe CONVULSIONS AND FAINTING in 2012 and VOMITTING AND NUMB IN FACE OR HEADACHE WITH CONVULSIONS are both intended to reflect signs of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia. I would also advise caution in comparing responses that aren't identical.

Thank you,
Lindsay
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