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Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1403] Sat, 22 February 2014 13:25 Go to next message
olarosling is currently offline  olarosling
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I followed the instructions on this page: https://www.measuredhs.com/topics/Wealth-Index.cfm, for how to get Wealth Index data in the STATcompiler. But the last step is wrong: I can't find Household wealth index, under the branch "Respondent Background Characteristics". Can you please have a look at these instructions:

"To explore health and population indicators by wealth, select from the Complete List in STATcompiler, then chose Characteristics of Households, find Respondent Background Characteristics, look for the Household wealth index, and click on the desired wealth quintiles."

(PS. The Spatial Data Repository has the Wealth Index branch, by women and men: http://spatialdata.measuredhs.com/data.html )

:) Ola


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Re: Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1409 is a reply to message #1403] Sun, 23 February 2014 05:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
olarosling is currently offline  olarosling
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I realized the Wealth Index is still available in the old STATcompiler here: http://legacy.statcompiler.com/
:) Ola


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Re: Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1410 is a reply to message #1409] Sun, 23 February 2014 07:57 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Erica-DHS is currently offline  Erica-DHS
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Hi Ola,
Glad you found it in the legacy site. We're also working on updating the STATcompiler database this year. The new database will include many new indicators and will be organized for easier searching and finding. We will make sure that the wealth index data are there and easy to find.
Erica
Re: Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1416 is a reply to message #1410] Mon, 24 February 2014 06:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
olarosling is currently offline  olarosling
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Thanks Erica
I am looking forward to an even more useful STATcompiler. Please consider adding the breakdown of % Asset possession, by income quintile, by rural/urban. This would let us know what % of people in Lowest Quintile in Rural Rwanda have a bike. Are you aware of such dataset, or could you help aggregate it for Gapminder? ( Why? We have started the Dollar Street Project, and we are sending photographers across the world to document living conditions in a systematic way, based on your stats.) /Thanks! Ola


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Re: Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1420 is a reply to message #1416] Mon, 24 February 2014 14:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Erica-DHS is currently offline  Erica-DHS
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Hi again, Ola,
Sounds exciting. I will have one of our staff contact you directly to see if we can help with this. We are in the process of creating an API which would provide applications like Gapminder direct access to the data, but the API is still based on the old STATcompiler database, so asset possession would not be available there until/unless we add those indicators to the database. But we would be interested in supporting you further on this. Look for an email from myself or Trevor Croft. Thanks!
Re: Can't find Wealth Index in STATcompiler [message #1425 is a reply to message #1420] Mon, 24 February 2014 22:15 Go to previous message
Trevor-DHS is currently offline  Trevor-DHS
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Hi Ola,
Just to let you know that the wealth index shown in the STATcompiler, but not currently in the way described. The "orientation" of the data has been changed, and now under Respondent Background Characteristics, you will see Weighted Percent, Weight number and Unweighted number. Select Weighted percent, and produce a data table. You will then be offered the chance of disaggregating data by background characteristic and you can display the data by wealth index.

We will write back to you separately on the issue disaggregating the asset data by wealth index.

Regards. Trevor
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