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How to Access GPS Data [message #13363] Fri, 27 October 2017 11:44 Go to next message
tfish-DHS is currently offline  tfish-DHS
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To gain access to the GPS datasets you are requesting, please follow this link (https://dhsprogram.com/data/dataset_admin/login_main.cfm) and login in the "Registered Users Please Login Here" section. Once you've done so, please select your project from the dropdown menu on the landing page.

Then, select the region from which you need data. After selecting the appropriate region for your country of interest, you will see a page similar to that of the attached image.

Please note that by default, the option to download GPS data is not visible. You must click "Show GPS Datasets" in the circled area. Clicking this will refresh the page with a new column of checkboxes which will allow you to request GPS data. Please request the data and provide the necessary project description/justification. Once this is in the system, we will be able to approve the request.
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Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #15836 is a reply to message #13363] Tue, 25 September 2018 05:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Agnes is currently offline  Agnes
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/index.php?t=getfile&id=996&private=0

Dear All,
I do not see option to choose geographic information.
The above picture shows how it looks like on my account.
Is anyone have clue how to access the geographical data?

Thank you

Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #15841 is a reply to message #15836] Tue, 25 September 2018 16:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi Agnes, Your project is not approved for GPS datasets for Timor-Leste.

You will need to log back in, select your project and go to the link:

"Request additional countries/datasets for this project"

Then do the following:

-- Choose "South and Southeast Asia"
-- Click on "Show GPS datasets" and click "yes"
-- Select Timor-Leste in the GPS column
-- Click "save selections"
-- Enter justification for GPS datasets
-- Click "submit dataset request"

Then someone at DHS will need to approve your request.

If you still have issues please contact archive@dhsprogram.com



We now have repositories of code written in Stata and SPSS available on Github. Please reference these code repositories as a resource for code for matching or calculating DHS indicators. The code repositories can be found at:

https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-Stata
https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-SPSS

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Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #15842 is a reply to message #15841] Wed, 26 September 2018 02:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Agnes is currently offline  Agnes
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Thank you for the prompt response. Additional request submitted.
Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #16177 is a reply to message #13363] Sun, 18 November 2018 02:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
gueter89@yahoo.fr is currently offline  gueter89@yahoo.fr
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Hello,
I tried your process but i do not find the page you indicate in your message. Please help, i need this data for a present of my project this tuesday. I want to tell you that i am a PhD student, then, i need this GPS data for an academic research.

Thank you
Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #16178 is a reply to message #16177] Sun, 18 November 2018 11:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hello, Your project is not approved for GPS datasets.

You will need to log back in, select your project and go to the link:

"Request additional countries/datasets for this project"

Then do the following:

-- Choose appropriate region
-- Click on "Show GPS datasets" and click "yes"
-- Select the country in the GPS column
-- Click "save selections"
-- Enter justification for GPS datasets
-- Click "submit dataset request"

Then someone at DHS will need to approve your request.

If you still have issues please contact archive@dhsprogram.com



We now have repositories of code written in Stata and SPSS available on Github. Please reference these code repositories as a resource for code for matching or calculating DHS indicators. The code repositories can be found at:

https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-Stata
https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-SPSS

Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #17680 is a reply to message #15841] Mon, 06 May 2019 13:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gerald_M is currently offline  Gerald_M
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Hi

I need help finding the "Request additional countries/datasets for this project" link

Thank you
Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #17681 is a reply to message #17680] Mon, 06 May 2019 13:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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  1. Login
  2. Select project
  3. The link is below the project name
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We now have repositories of code written in Stata and SPSS available on Github. Please reference these code repositories as a resource for code for matching or calculating DHS indicators. The code repositories can be found at:

https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-Stata
https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-SPSS

Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #17875 is a reply to message #17681] Mon, 01 July 2019 11:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
j.chen99@lse.ac.uk is currently offline  j.chen99@lse.ac.uk
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[font=Arial]Dear administrator,

I have followed your instruction and sent the request for GPS data of Ethiopia. According to the Dataset Request Confirmation, I should receive an email notice within 2 business days confirming that the request is reviewed but it was not the case. I have then tried to resend the request but still with no response in another two business days.

Can you help me with this? I am in an urgent need of the data to continue my research.

Thank you in advance.
Re: How to Access GPS Data [message #17880 is a reply to message #17875] Tue, 02 July 2019 06:36 Go to previous message
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Dear j.chen99, It looks like your request has been approved. If have any further issues please contact archive@dhsprogram.com.

Thank you
DHS Userforum Administrator


We now have repositories of code written in Stata and SPSS available on Github. Please reference these code repositories as a resource for code for matching or calculating DHS indicators. The code repositories can be found at:

https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-Stata
https://github.com/DHSProgram/DHS-Indicators-SPSS

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