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Disability data [message #16138] Thu, 08 November 2018 14:07 Go to next message
diamondsinthesky is currently offline  diamondsinthesky
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I am looking at Uganda 2011 and 2016 SPSS files for the Household Recode, Household Member Recode, and Women's recode. In the Codebook Manual, the disability related variables are named HDIS1, HDIS2 etc. However, I cannot find any of these variables in the downloaded files.

Could someone please help me out?
Re: Disability data [message #16139 is a reply to message #16138] Thu, 08 November 2018 15:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User, Please see below the recode variables for Disability in the Uganda DHS 2016. The screen shot is from the CSPro dictionary. Thank you!

/index.php?t=getfile&id=1005&private=0
Re: Disability data [message #16140 is a reply to message #16139] Thu, 08 November 2018 16:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
diamondsinthesky is currently offline  diamondsinthesky
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Thank you, Liz.

I'm actually looking for the following data (taken from codebook for DHS 7):

QH26 = HDIS1 (RECHDIS) : Wear glasses or contact lenses
QH27 = in HDIS2 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses or contact lenses
QH28 = in HDIS2 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty seeing (don't wear glasses)
QH29 = HDIS3 (RECHDIS) : Wear a hearing aid
QH30 = in HDIS4 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid
QH31 = in HDIS4 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty hearing (don't wear hearing aid)
QH32 = HDIS5 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty communicating using usual language
QH33 = HDIS6 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty remembering or concentrating
QH34 = HDIS7 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty walking or climbing steps
QH35 = HDIS8 (RECHDIS) : Have difficulty washing all over or dressing


Is it not available for Uganda? Is it available for any other country?
Re: Disability data [message #16141 is a reply to message #16138] Thu, 08 November 2018 16:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User, below are the country specific / survey specific variables for the disability data in the Uganda DHS 2011:


/index.php?t=getfile&id=1006&private=0
Re: Disability data [message #16142 is a reply to message #16141] Thu, 08 November 2018 16:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
diamondsinthesky is currently offline  diamondsinthesky
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Thank you! This is exactly what I needed.
Re: Disability data [message #23118 is a reply to message #16140] Fri, 16 July 2021 17:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
khalasna is currently offline  khalasna
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I am having the same problem--How/where do you find the country specific recodes?
Re: Disability data [message #23119 is a reply to message #23118] Fri, 16 July 2021 20:04 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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For country specific questions, the variables are generally named and coded in the same way as they were on the questionnaire. The variable will have a leading "SH" if the question was asked at the household level, a leading "S" if asked at the women's level, and a leading "SM" if asked at the men's level.

The questionnaires can be found in the appendix of the final report.
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