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Issue with the variable v137 [message #18554] Tue, 24 December 2019 11:19 Go to next message
Vaskset is currently offline  Vaskset
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Hello All,
I am working on 2014 Ghana DHS. In the KR file, the variable v137 stands for "number of children under five years in household (de jure)".
However, I have 346 observations having a value of zero (0) for the variable v137. My understanding is that the 346 children under-5 years come from households with no children under-5 years which is not possible. Please can someone explain?
Re: Issue with the variable v137 [message #18571 is a reply to message #18554] Tue, 31 December 2019 13:24 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User, a response from data processing specialist Mianmian Yu,
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If V137 equals 0, it means that in the same household, there is no de jure children aged 0-5 years. Hope it helps.


Re: Issue with the variable v137 [message #18585 is a reply to message #18571] Sun, 05 January 2020 15:54 Go to previous message
Vaskset is currently offline  Vaskset
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Yes. Very much.
Thanks
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