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Information on indicator variables on child health. [message #20183] Tue, 06 October 2020 15:49 Go to next message
Ghose is currently offline  Ghose
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Hi,

I am working with children's datasets in several Asian and African countries, and came across the following variables:

(1) child can identify or name at least 10 letters of alphabet, (2) child can read at least four words, (3) child can identify or name at least 10 numbers, (4) child can pick up small object with two fingers, (5) child follows simple directions, (6) child can perform task independently, (7) child gets along well with other children or adults, and (8) child does not get distracted easily.

I'd like to know what indicator these variables are reflecting to, and whether this a standardized measure as I couldn't find any paper that used similar variables.

Thank you.

Ghose
Re: Information on indicator variables on child health. [message #20215 is a reply to message #20183] Fri, 09 October 2020 07:29 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Senior Research Associate, Christina Juan:

Similar questions can be found in the MICS6 Questionnaire for Children Under Five, which is on the MICS website under the Questionnaires and indicators list: http://mics.unicef.org/tools. See EC6 through EC15 in the questionnaire.
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