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Armenia DHS Round 7 v414 missing [message #19626] Wed, 22 July 2020 09:33 Go to next message
Mary is currently offline  Mary
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I am using variables v414i to l in R software from Armenia DHS 2015-2016 round 7. After importing the file, there seem to be a high proportion of missing in this group of variables - around 40%.

The question is asked only for children living in the household. I would like to know if the missing, and what proportion, is due to a skip pattern or due to non response?
Re: Armenia DHS Round 7 v414 missing [message #19650 is a reply to message #19626] Sat, 25 July 2020 12:20 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

In this file, age in months is hw1. If you tabulate hw1 by v414i (for example) you will see that the question only applied to children in the age range 0-23 months. I'm sure this restriction can also be found in the questionnaire, which is included in an appendix for all main reports.
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