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Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey [message #16424] Sun, 13 January 2019 06:24 Go to next message
Meerah is currently offline  Meerah
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Hello,Please i am using the Nigeria Malaria indicator survey(2015) for analysis can i merge the household and the women data together? I am looking at the inequality in the use of malaria preventive measures in household and pregnant women and in the household data there is no variable for antimalarial use among pregnant women.Thank you
Re: Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey [message #22374 is a reply to message #16424] Thu, 04 March 2021 04:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Temi Bamgbose is currently offline  Temi Bamgbose
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This question was posted in 2019. Can an administrator respond to the question please?

Kind regards,

Temi


Kind regards,

Temi
Re: Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey [message #22409 is a reply to message #22374] Tue, 09 March 2021 07:44 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Lead Malaria Research Analyst, Cameron Taylor:

Thank you for your post. Based on your request I don't think you need to merge the HR and IR files. The 2015 Nigeria MIS added surveys specific questions regarding the pregnancy status of all household members, recent fever of household members, if they sought care, etc. You can see these questions in the Household Questionnaire Q9, Q13, Q14, Q15, and Q16. In the household member dataset (NGPR71fL) these are variables sh09, sh13, sh14, sh15, and sh16.

If you still need information about merging you can reference the following page on our website https://dhsprogram.com/data/Merging-Datasets.cfm, however, based on your description I think everything you need is in the PR file.
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