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Merging Child Data with Maternal HIV [message #22418] Wed, 10 March 2021 13:40 Go to next message
mmapingure is currently offline  mmapingure
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I need to analyze child nutritional data by maternal HIV status. How do I merge the two (children data and HIV data)

The issue is children where included regardless of whether or not the mother was surveyed. So I need to remain with data for children whose mothers where surveyed and then merge with HIV status of the mother

Ref Zimbabwe DHS 2015-2016
Re: Merging Child Data with Maternal HIV [message #22459 is a reply to message #22418] Tue, 16 March 2021 09:47 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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We have had countless postings on the topic of merging DHS datasets. If you search with keywords "merge" or "merging", you should find answers to your questions.

For additional information on merging, please see the examples in the Guide to DHS Statistics - search for "Matching and Merging Datasets". Also, please see the following page for more information on merging: https://dhsprogram.com/data/Merging-Datasets.cfm
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