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Query on data inconsistency [message #14467] Tue, 10 April 2018 12:17 Go to next message
Abraham is currently offline  Abraham
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I am using the three EDHS data to analyze the household water treatment. However, the results from the raw data I obtained and the national reports are not similar. For example, the number of households from the CSA reports using appropriate water treatment methods in 2011 and 2016 were respectively, 9.1% and 6.5%. But, the result from raw data indicated that the number of households using the treatment methods in 2011 was 10.2% and in 2016 was 9.5%.

How can I negotiate such inconsistencies?
Re: Query on data inconsistency [message #14475 is a reply to message #14467] Tue, 10 April 2018 18:21 Go to previous message
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DId you weight your estimates appropriately? Those look like possibly differences due to weighting...
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