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Migration-related information [message #18431] Fri, 29 November 2019 10:56 Go to next message
TB is currently offline  TB
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Hi,

I am wondering if someone could tell me the DHS country-year waves that contain information on migration. In particular, I am interested in region/province/district of previous residence. Alternatively, which country-year waves have information on region/province/district of birth?

IPUMS-DHS lets me check this easily but is not an exhaustive set.

Thank you.
Re: Migration-related information [message #18508 is a reply to message #18431] Wed, 11 December 2019 09:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Please use the survey search tool and search for "migration" in survey characteristics.

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Re: Migration-related information [message #18515 is a reply to message #18508] Thu, 12 December 2019 03:35 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi Bridgette,

Thank you for the response. This is what I needed.

Is there a way to check the migration questions for all country-wave at once? See attached file for an example.


/index.php?t=getfile&id=1503&private=0
Re: Migration-related information [message #18543 is a reply to message #18515] Fri, 20 December 2019 10:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Dear User, please see attached spreadsheet. Most of the variables you are referring to are country specific. For example in Albania DHS 2008-09 QH17A, QH17B and QH17C are not part of the standard set of variables. They are country specific and would be coded in the recode file as SH17A, SH17B and SH17C. The attached spreadsheet may not be complete but includes most of the surveys which have TB questions, migration questions, or both. This should help.
country specific question are usually coded the same as the questionnaire number but with starting with an S instead of a Q.
SH for household
S for individual woman
M for individual man

Also using IPUMS, you may want to search for country specific variables, anything starting with an SH, usually in the household.


Thank you!
Re: Migration-related information [message #18550 is a reply to message #18543] Mon, 23 December 2019 08:10 Go to previous message
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Hi Liz,

Thank you so much for your response. This is extremely helpful.

Best,
Tushar
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