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Replicating the computation of the wealth index using STATA [message #24987] Sun, 14 August 2022 19:19 Go to next message
akwarae@gmail.com is currently offline  akwarae@gmail.com
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Can you please assist me with the STATA code used to create the wealth index (including the quintiles) in the DHS reports?
I would tremendously appreciate this!

Many thanks.
Re: Replicating the computation of the wealth index using STATA [message #24995 is a reply to message #24987] Tue, 16 August 2022 11:24 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I have seen from the DHS site the SPSS syntax is provided: https://dhsprogram.com/topics/wealth-index/Wealth-Index-Cons truction.cfm. But can any please assist with the STATA code?
Re: Replicating the computation of the wealth index using STATA [message #25023 is a reply to message #24995] Sun, 21 August 2022 14:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi, I can help.
Re: Replicating the computation of the wealth index using STATA [message #25059 is a reply to message #25023] Thu, 25 August 2022 05:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thank you. Can you please share the STATA codes?
Re: Replicating the computation of the wealth index using STATA [message #25123 is a reply to message #24987] Thu, 01 September 2022 16:28 Go to previous message
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Following is a response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

The logic behind the continuous wealth index and the wealth quintiles is described in the Guide to DHS Statistics (https://www.dhsprogram.com/Data/Guide-to-DHS-Statistics/index.cfm).

For specific surveys and Stata code, we have links on the website (https:// www.dhsprogram.com/topics/wealth-index/Wealth-Index-Construc tion.cfm).
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