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Breastfeeding practices [message #9267] Mon, 29 February 2016 12:35 Go to next message
simotom is currently offline  simotom
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Hi, anyone knows if the variable "Months of Breastfeeding" is for exclusive breastfeeding only or complementary breastfeeding also?
I don't understand why I have a negative correlation and negative regressions's beta between months of breastfeeding and the child's malnutrition (measured by height for age).
Thank you very much,
Simo
Re: Breastfeeding practices [message #9293 is a reply to message #9267] Fri, 04 March 2016 13:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Here is a response from Senior Data Processing Specialist, Mr. Guillermo Rojas,
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Months of breastfeeding is asked in general and doesn't differentiate whether its exclusive or not.

If you have additional questions please feel free to post again.
Thank you!
Re: Breastfeeding practices [message #9944 is a reply to message #9293] Tue, 07 June 2016 10:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
charvey91 is currently offline  charvey91
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Hi

I am a bit confused about this response, as there is no question in the questionnaires where women are asked about the duration of their breastfeeding. Is this a derived variable ? or if it does appear in the questionnaire - please could you inform me as to where women are asked for how long they breastfed for.

Thanks in advance for your help

Chloe
Re: Breastfeeding practices [message #10097 is a reply to message #9944] Mon, 27 June 2016 13:09 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear Chloe,
For the benefit of other users I will redirect other's to the response posted by Trevor: http:// userforum.dhsprogram.com/index.php?t=msg&th=5062&got o=10025&S=7b04433df6c1df6ffde8336ec673713d#msg_10025
Thank you!
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