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MERGING THREE DHS DATASETS [message #12419] Sat, 13 May 2017 18:11 Go to next message
kalonga75 is currently offline  kalonga75
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I would like to find out if its possible to merge multiple DHS datasets. I am using Zambia DHS datasets for 2001/01, 2007 and 2013/14. I would like to like to merge Women Questionnaire and Male Questionnaire and then link them to HIV Test Results. How do i go about it in STATA?

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Re: MERGING THREE DHS DATASETS [message #13369 is a reply to message #12419] Sun, 29 October 2017 07:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: MERGING THREE DHS DATASETS [message #14642 is a reply to message #13369] Wed, 25 April 2018 13:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mumbi2018 is currently offline  Mumbi2018
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Hello,
I am also trying to merge four IR datasets. I am using Zambia DHS from 1996, 2001/2, 2007 and 2013/14. How do I do this using STATA? Please help.
Re: MERGING THREE DHS DATASETS [message #14814 is a reply to message #14642] Mon, 07 May 2018 10:31 Go to previous message
boyle014 is currently offline  boyle014
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Dear Mumbi,

One very easy way to do this is to use IPUMS-DHS. There, you can download a single file with all years appended and just the variables that interest you.

You can use your DHS email and password to download the data at IPUMS-DHS. Click on Help at the top of the home page or post a note here if you need more information.

Good luck!
Liz



Professor Elizabeth Boyle
Sociology & Law, University of Minnesota, USA
Principal Investigator, IPUMS-DHS
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