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Child Weights [message #8228] Fri, 18 September 2015 13:02 Go to next message
nholla is currently offline  nholla
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Hello DHS,

I was wondering whether there exist child specific weights in the birth recode file? Or am I just supposed to used the same sample weights that are assigned to the mothers of these children?

Re: Child Weights [message #8257 is a reply to message #8228] Tue, 22 September 2015 16:21 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Response from Noureddine Abderrahim, Senior DHS Data Processing Specialist:

No special weights are created for children in the household. You either take the household weight for children in the household, or the woman's weight for children of interviewed mothers.
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