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Jordan Admin 2 level data [message #22931] Mon, 07 June 2021 03:56
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Do you make Admin 2 (district) level boundary files available for Jordan? I'm currently doing a project on the 2017-2018 survey using the individual file and the GPS data.

Alternatively, I was able to find a shapefile for the Admin 2 level for Jordan at, but when I merge it with the DHS GPS data for the 2017-2018 Jordan survey, some of the points say they are in one governorate, but appear in a different governorate according to the Admin 2 level shapefile. Is this an error on my end/with the admin 2 shapefile or a problem due to the jittering of data? In the "Guideline On The Use Of DHS GPS Data: DHS Spatial Analysis Reports 8" it says that in surveys after 2008 the jittered data is usually kept within administrative 2 boundaries. I have about 10% which are showing up in another governorate. Is this expected?

Thank you very much for any help you can provide.

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