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Respondents age and education [message #17614] Fri, 26 April 2019 11:36 Go to next message
mpc is currently offline  mpc
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Hello to everyone,
I am analyzing the data from Philippines 2017, more specified the Birth Recode, and I was wondering if someone could explain me why in that file with a sample of 47.244 there are two variables: 'current age of child' and 'respondents current age' that even having the people observed in that variable have different ages, why they have same number of people observed, if the total is 47.224.
I would like to know the educational level of parents and children, separately, and I need to understand these two variables in order to understand the education ones.
Thank you in advance.
Best Regards,
Re: Respondents age and education [message #18625 is a reply to message #17614] Thu, 16 January 2020 04:32 Go to previous message
RuskinF is currently offline  RuskinF
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It may be different because the respondent in the question of the child may be a parent or guardian. Hence, the respondent age and the child age have two different readings.
And the rest of the metrics in the datasheet are calculated taking into account the child age.

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