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Complete Vaccination [message #18842] Fri, 28 February 2020 05:18 Go to next message
Tayo is currently offline  Tayo
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I am finding it extremely difficult to get the current age of children from the 2018 Nigeria DHS. It is coded from B8$01 to B8$20.
The same applies to the information on vaccination, for instance data on whether a child received DPT3 is coded H7$1 to H7$6. Please how do I go about it?
Re: Complete Vaccination [message #18845 is a reply to message #18842] Fri, 28 February 2020 12:27 Go to previous message
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Dear User, response from Senior Data Processing Specialist, Albert Themme:

Bxx variables belongs to the birth history and there can be up to 20 births per woman. The Hxx variables belong to children born in the 5 years before the survey, so there can only be up to 6 per woman.
You may want to access this link it contains SPSS code to produce Demographic and Health Survey Indicators.
This link contains Stata code to produce Demographic and Health Survey Indicators.
In addition you can reference The Standard Recode Manual and The Guide to DHS Statistics
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