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perinatal mortality [message #19796] Sat, 15 August 2020 06:04 Go to next message is currently offline
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I used EDHS 2016 BR gate total number if pregnancy greater than seven months duration.and how to generat new variable to have still birth and early neonatal dearh to creat perinatal death as outcome variable inorder to identify factors asssociated with perinatal mortality
Re: perinatal mortality [message #19856 is a reply to message #19796] Thu, 20 August 2020 14:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Following is a response from DHS Senior Analysis & Research Manager, Shireen Assaf:

You can calculate perinatal mortality using code available on the DHS GitHub website. This indicator is in Chapter 8 which covers Child Mortality. The code can be found here ( er/Chap08_CM). You will need to run the code from the file. Please do not try to run the file separately which contains the code for perinatal mortality. For more instructions on how to run this code please read the readme file available on ( Basic instructions include changing the paths and the survey file name in the main file.

The same code is also available in SPSS (

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Re: perinatal mortality [message #20409 is a reply to message #19856] Wed, 28 October 2020 04:51 Go to previous message
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Thank you alot!

Hassen Ali(Chief Public Health Professional Specialist)
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