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Re: Children's recode file [message #9350 is a reply to message #9390] Thu, 17 March 2016 07:58 Go to next message
Putri is currently offline  Putri
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Dear DHS team and users

I need your help to translate the numeric value of Variable Region V101/V024 (I used Indonesia 2012 KR dataset). I already read the Recode and the manual. The recode mentioned it is categorical: 1 Region 1, 2 Region 2, 3 Region 3, 4, Region 4. However the value has number from 11 till 82. Please help me to read this region variable, I really need it to my data analysis. any help would be appreciated.

Thank you

Re: Children's recode file [message #9381 is a reply to message #9350] Tue, 22 March 2016 20:15 Go to previous messageGo to next message
user-rhs is currently offline  user-rhs
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Hi Putri, can you clarify what you're trying to do with the region variable? Are you trying to figure out whether they correspond to specific provinces in Indonesia? What statistical package are you using, because the Stata dataset ships with the labels for these variables. By the way, they correspond to the BPS codes for the provinces, if you're familiar with the way BPS codes administrative regions for its statistical products. The FRQ and FRW files that come zipped with your dataset also tell you the label that each of the codes correspond to if you are using a data format without labels.

Region Variables [message #9390] Wed, 23 March 2016 13:45 Go to previous message
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We now have repositories of code written in Stata and SPSS available on Github. Please reference these code repositories as a resource for code for matching or calculating DHS indicators. The code repositories can be found at:

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