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Children dataset sample size does not match with DHS Nigeria report (2008 and 2013) [message #12949] Fri, 18 August 2017 15:11 Go to next message
trishasingh is currently offline  trishasingh
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There is a discrepancy between the sample size in DHS Nigeria reports and the current sample size of the children datasets.

For instance, the 2013 DHS Nigeria report (pg. 177, Section 11.1.2.) mentions that 30,050 children were eligible for anthropometric measurements, while the raw DHS 2013 children file contains only 27,571 children between 0 and 59 months. (using the variable hw1 for determining age).

What could be a reason for this discrepancy?

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Re: Children dataset sample size does not match with DHS Nigeria report (2008 and 2013) [message #13173 is a reply to message #12949] Sun, 01 October 2017 01:14 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Please take a look at the following link:https://dhsprogram.com/data/calculating-the-age-of-children.cfm
If this does not help with your query, please feel free to post again. Thank you!
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