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Tanzania wealth index 2011/12 AIS/MIS [message #2145] Mon, 12 May 2014 07:35 Go to next message
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Registered: May 2014
Good morning,

I am trying to find out which assets / HH characteristics were used to calculate the wealth index for the Tanzania 11/12 AIS/MIS. I am specifically interested to know if ownership of an insecticide treated net, and household wall and ceiling types were included; this will affect whether I used the dataset's wealth index variable or create my own for analysis of various equity issues around malaria parasitaemia.

Thanks a lot
Re: Tanzania wealth index 2011/12 AIS/MIS [message #2147 is a reply to message #2145] Mon, 12 May 2014 09:12 Go to previous message
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Registered: February 2013
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Dear Kate,
Here is a response from one of our experts, Dr. Shea Rutstein:
Attached is a spreadsheet with the variables used for the Tanzania 2011 AIS/MIS Wealth Index. Possession of bednets is never included in the wealth index but types of materials for walls, floors and roofs always are.
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