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Merging Men, Women and HH questionnaire [message #13699] Sun, 10 December 2017 12:34 Go to next message
Shirleen is currently offline  Shirleen
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Hi,

I am using the 2007 BDHS and need to get the variables on whether domestic violence is justified as reported by the men and domestic violence reported by the women in a single dataset. The man and the woman must be from the same household (preferably husband and wife). I also need their characteristics like age, income/employment status, etc.

My questions:
1> Can you kindly share the appropriate code for merging the HR, IR and MR datasets such that I get men and women from the same HH in the same row in STATA?
2> For the same HH ID, (hv002), I see that I have different division and cluster data which cannot be right as the same HH cannot be in separate divisions. Can someone kindly clarify this?
3> Is there a better way of getting men's and women's data , maybe using the couple's module? In the BDHS couple's module, the violence data is missing even though it is not missing in the IR module.

Thank you in advance.


Re: Merging Men, Women and HH questionnaire [message #13749 is a reply to message #13699] Mon, 18 December 2017 17:39 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
This link contains information about merging. https://dhsprogram.com/data/Merging-Datasets.cfm We also offer a number of YouTube videos to help our users work with our data.https:// www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLagqLv-gqpTNBR0KcyrajAqKrFdsd Iqqe. We also recommend the following link: https://dhsprogram.com/data/Using-Datasets-for-Analysis.cfmAfter reviewing what is applicable to you, if you still have questions, please feel free to post again. Thank you!
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