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Repitition of the same variable [message #8503] Thu, 05 November 2015 22:38 Go to next message is currently offline
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Dear Forum experts

I am a new user of BDHS data and having confusions in figuring the meaning of repetation of the same variables for a certain number of times.

For Bangladesh (BDIR), in many cases same data appear sometimes for 20 and sometimes for 6 times for the same variables e.g. Anemia level, Agrees to referral, Height/Age standard deviation (screenshot attached).

My question is, as there are six (multiple) observations for the same variable, which one am I supposed to select for analysis.

I would remain especially grateful if anyone could help me clarify the matter.

Thanks in advance...
Re: Repitition of the same variable [message #8508 is a reply to message #8503] Fri, 06 November 2015 12:09 Go to previous message
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There are several discussions on the forum on "multiple occurrence variables". Once such discussion can be found at post 3164.
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