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Home » Topics » Nutrition and Anthropometry » HW3(Height in cms) of Birth Record of IDHS 2005-2006 India is not seems to be practical (As the maximum height of the person in India is 7 feet that means 213 cms. But in the data set, it is showing an average value of around 500cms height.I am in confusion with the data. )
HW3(Height in cms) of Birth Record of IDHS 2005-2006 India is not seems to be practical Mon, 14 September 2020 12:41
 SHAIK ALTHAF Messages: 2Registered: September 2020 Member
I kindly request to give some clarification regarding HW3(Height in cms) and V437 and V438 parameters of the birth record of IDHS 2005-2006.Thanks in advance.
Re: HW3(Height in cms) of Birth Record of IDHS 2005-2006 India is not seems to be practical [message #20005 is a reply to message #20003] Mon, 14 September 2020 22:16
 nilanjanpatra@gmail.com Messages: 7Registered: June 2020 Member
HW2, HW3 are for children; V437 and V438 are for respondents
Re: HW3(Height in cms) of Birth Record of IDHS 2005-2006 India is not seems to be practical [message #20006 is a reply to message #20005] Mon, 14 September 2020 23:01
 SHAIK ALTHAF Messages: 2Registered: September 2020 Member
Thanks for the information.But,HW3(Height in cms) , It is showing the values from a absolute range of 400-900cms.For v437, V438 also it is showing absolute same range.As the maximum height is 213cms(7 feet). How can anyone be 400cms?.I kindly request you to help me in understanding this. It will be useful for my project. Thank you.
Re: HW3(Height in cms) of Birth Record of IDHS 2005-2006 India is not seems to be practical [message #20007 is a reply to message #20006] Tue, 15 September 2020 00:06
 nilanjanpatra@gmail.com Messages: 7Registered: June 2020 Member
Pls read data/ variable name carefully...it says data in 1 decimal point...so 400 means 400/10=40 cms...same for weight variable
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