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missing results [message #28950] Tue, 02 April 2024 11:14 Go to next message
danielmoyo2001@gmail.com is currently offline  danielmoyo2001@gmail.com
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i want run an analysis using stata for neonatal mortality using ZDHS 2018 birth record. however, the variable b6 i.e age at death has some missing data. how do i treat this when recoding on stata
Re: missing results [message #28960 is a reply to message #28950] Wed, 03 April 2024 09:25 Go to previous message
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Following is a response from DHS staff member, Tom Pullum:

I don't believe that age at death, b6 (recoded as b7), has any missing values in any KR or BR files. If the child is alive at the time of the survey, that is, if b5=1, then b6 and b7 are coded with a dot, which means NA or Not Applicable.
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