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Zambia district identifiers [message #6985] Fri, 07 August 2015 11:27 Go to next message
M.Elyze is currently offline  M.Elyze
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Hello, I have access to Zambia Survey Datasets from 2007 and 2013-14. I have been able to locate the province identifiers, but I need to know the district identifiers for my project. Are these available? Thank you in advance.


M. C. Elyze
Re: Zambia district identifiers [message #7096 is a reply to message #6985] Fri, 21 August 2015 18:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Your post has been referred to the GIS team. As soon as we have an answer we will post. Thank you!
Re: Zambia district identifiers [message #8189 is a reply to message #7096] Wed, 09 September 2015 09:32 Go to previous message
Matt-DHS
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District identifiers are not available. Please refer to the following forum post for more information on this topic: http://userforum.measuredhs.com/index.php?t=msg&th=70&am p;start=0&

As an alternative, you might use the GPS dataset available for the survey to extract the district names from a geographic shapefile of the district boundaries. If you choose to do this, keep in mind that our GPS data is randomly displaced to protect respondent confidentiality. More information on the displacement process is available in our SAR7 report ( http://www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-SAR7-Spat ial-Analysis-Reports.cfm). Guidance on how to incorporate the GPS data into your analysis while accounting for displacement is available in our SAR8 report ( http://www.dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-SAR8-Spat ial-Analysis-Reports.cfm).
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