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Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13214] Thu, 05 October 2017 15:47 Go to next message
louis.weimer11@gmail.com
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I'm having issues identifying which variables in Pakistan's 2012 Individual recode file refer to the women's status module/and or information about consanguinity (which is included in the women's status module). The summary statistic file for this survey contains information on consanguinity, but as far as I can tell it isn't included in the data. If anyone has any insight into how to identify variables relating to consanguinity, I would greatly appreciate it.
Re: Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13216 is a reply to message #13214] Thu, 05 October 2017 17:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
The Pakistan DHS 2012-13 variables you are looking for are country specific. All the country specific variables are also listed in the documentation you received when you downloaded your data. The name of the document is PKIR61.doc

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S110 Blood relation with husband
S111 Type of relationship
S113 Woman have say in choosing husband



Thank you!
Re: Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13217 is a reply to message #13216] Thu, 05 October 2017 18:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
louis.weimer11@gmail.com
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Perfect, thank you so much! As a quick follow up, do you know where the data dictionary for these variables is? They don't match up precisely with the consanguinity module found here: https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/DHSQMP/consanguinity_module. pdf.pdf

Thanks again for your help
Re: Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13218 is a reply to message #13217] Thu, 05 October 2017 23:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
If you work with CSPro. The variables can be seen in the CSPro dictionary in REC91. Rec91 contains all the country specific variables for the woman's file. If you look at the file PKIR61.MAP and search for the variables, you will also find them there. This file can be opened with Notepad. You are correct, it does not match exactly with the link you provided as the standard and that is why it is country specific. Let us know if you have additional questions. Thanks you!
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Re: Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13264 is a reply to message #13218] Tue, 10 October 2017 18:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
louis.weimer11@gmail.com
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That's very helpful, thank you. So I don't have top keep bugging you about how to find consanguinity variables, is there a better way to identify which questions in a dataset refer to consanguinity than just opening the MAP file and searching for keywords relating t consanguinity (blood, cousin, relation, etc.)?

I know that consanguinity and domestic violence should only be in individual recodes. I have used this link ( https://dhsprogram.com/What-We-Do/survey-search.cfm?pgtype=m ain&SrvyTp=country#CGI.Script_Name#?pgType=main&Srvy Tp=#SrvyTp#) to sort which DHS's have both DV module and the women's module, which can contain the consanguinity module. But once I get the data, I don't really know of a better way to identify questions relating to consanguinity than the methiod described above. The consanguinity module ( https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/DHSQMP/consanguinity_module. pdf.pdf) suggests these questions should be 510 A and B, but that doesn't seem to be consistently applied across datasets. The same goes for the women's status module.

Thanks again for all your help
Re: Accessing Consanguinity Module [message #13484 is a reply to message #13264] Wed, 08 November 2017 17:08 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
I think the best thing to do once you look at which surveys have domestic violence and women's status is to look at HV101 which is the relationship to the head of the household. I have not seen frequent use of the Consanguinity Module. If there are a few variables dealing with this directly, they may appear as country specific variables. Hope that helps.
Thanks!
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