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Place of birth variable [message #16851] Fri, 08 March 2019 14:59 Go to next message
jmaguero is currently offline  jmaguero
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I would like to recommend the inclusion of a district and province (or state) set of variables capturing the place of birth. DHS provides great information but a key limitation is the impossibility to establish how shocks at birth could matter. This cannot be done unless we have a better indicator for place of birth.
Re: Place of birth variable [message #16862 is a reply to message #16851] Mon, 11 March 2019 11:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Audrey is currently offline  Audrey
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I also strongly second this recommendation that place of birth variable be added.
Re: Place of birth variable [message #16863 is a reply to message #16851] Mon, 11 March 2019 13:04 Go to previous message
DHS QRE Administrator is currently offline  DHS QRE Administrator
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Please clarify this request: is the request for place of birth (meaning the administrative unit) of the respondent herself? or of the respondent's children?

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