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Longitudinal study [message #2692] Sun, 10 August 2014 14:03 Go to next message
e-kolarhome is currently offline  e-kolarhome
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Dear all,

I am interested in individual sexual behaviors over time in Tanzania. From reading the data (Tanzania AIS) across years, it seems that a separate sample was drawn each wave of the survey (i.e. hivclust+hivnumb+hivline does not typically repeat). Let me know if I am wrong or if there is alternative way of tracking the same persons over time.

Thanks a lot in advance!

WZ
Re: Longitudinal study [message #2696 is a reply to message #2692] Mon, 11 August 2014 09:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Here's a response from Senior Data Processing Specialist, Noureddine Abdeerrahim:

With some exceptions, all DHS surveys do not repeat the interviews. In the event that a person is interviewed twice in different phases of the surveys, this is a mere coincidence. The samples in different surveys are supposed to be independent of each other.
Re: Longitudinal study [message #2697 is a reply to message #2696] Mon, 11 August 2014 10:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks a lot for your assistance!
Re: Longitudinal study [message #2698 is a reply to message #2697] Mon, 11 August 2014 10:16 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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You're welcome.
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