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Forum: General
 Topic: Total number households reported vs v002
Re: Total number households reported vs v002 [message #20318 is a reply to message #20294] Thu, 22 October 2020 09:08
Glory is currently offline  Glory
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This was helpful. Thank you.
 Topic: Aggregating up to district level in NFHS-4
Aggregating up to district level in NFHS-4 [message #20319] Thu, 22 October 2020 09:27
zoeg is currently offline  zoeg
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Hello!

I am trying to merge the NFHS-4 dataset with another dataset that contains variables at the district-level. Are there district weights somewhere in the NFHS-4 dataset that will allow me to aggregate up the individual-level responses to the district level? Has someone else done this and knows how to do it in Stata?

Thank you!
Forum: India
 Topic: Identifying Childhood Place of Residence / Place of Birth
Identifying Childhood Place of Residence / Place of Birth [message #20321] Thu, 22 October 2020 12:52
adarsh27 is currently offline  adarsh27
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Hi all,

I am trying to identify the place of birth/child place of residence for Indian women in the 2015-16 (or even the previous) NHFS dataset. The broad objective is to study the extent to which women have moved between childhood and adulthood due to marriage. So, ideally, I would have their present location/residence and their childhood residence or at least the location of their birth.

I notice that there might be a couple of variables that could help me in this regard but I am noticing a couple of issues. These 2 variables are the Place of Residence (variable name/id 'hv026' in the 'RECH0' household basic data) and Childhood Place of Residence (variable name/id 'v103' in the 'REC11' respondent's basic data) dataset. For both these variables, the Data Description labels them as NA (i.e. "NA - Place of Residence" and "NA - Childhood Place of Residence" in this link: https://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/catalog/2949/data- dictionary/F13?file_name=REC11). In fact, when I do download the 'IAIR74DT' dataset to see the values for Women's Childhood Place of Residence, it comes through as NA all across.

Does anyone know why these variables are listed as NA? Are they stored behind extra security that would require authorization/permission? If so, what's the procedure to get access to these variables?

More broadly, are there ways of concretely finding the women/respondent's place of birth/childhood place of residence (i.e. is it Mumbai, or a specific village in Bihar etc.)

Appreciate your help in advance!
Re: Identifying Childhood Place of Residence / Place of Birth [message #20323 is a reply to message #20321] Thu, 22 October 2020 16:51
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

"NA" in the variable label means that the variable is part of the core questionnaire but was omitted from this survey. The decision to omit was made by the country (in this case, India). Such decisions are presumably based on whether the implementing agency or the technical advisory committee believes the responses would be both accurate and useful. If the data had been collected you would find them in the data files.

Forum: Domestic Violence
 Topic: Violence previous 12 months
Re: Violence previous 12 months [message #20316 is a reply to message #20313] Thu, 22 October 2020 07:40
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from Senior DHS Specialist, Kerry MacQuarrie:

These are all in Ch. 17 of the Guide to DHS Statistics ( https://dhsprogram.com/Data/Guide-to-DHS-Statistics/index.cf m) and the code for them are on Github.

Spousal emotional violence in last 12 months: d103a-c
Spousal physical violence in last 12 months: d105a-g, d105j
Spousal sexual violence in last 12 months: d105h-I, d105k
Re: Violence previous 12 months [message #20322 is a reply to message #20316] Thu, 22 October 2020 15:52
lprafa is currently offline  lprafa
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Thank you very much Bridgette and Kerry!
 Topic: NPSV in last 12 months in NFHS-4
NPSV in last 12 months in NFHS-4 [message #20320] Thu, 22 October 2020 11:35
zoeg is currently offline  zoeg
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Hello,

I am investigating NPSV over the last 12 months in NFHS-4 using variables d124 and d117a. However, given that these questions were only asked to people who replied "yes" to questions d125 and d115y, the universes for these variables is much smaller.

Has anyone run analyses with these variables (d124 and d117a), and if so did you choose to code the missing observations not in the universe as "no" responses (and is that a valid method of statistical analysis), or exclude them from your analysis entirely? If they are excluded from the analysis, then there are only about 800 observations (for d124) and 6000 observations (for d117a), which is much smaller than the 79,000 women who were included in the domestic violence module.

I would appreciate insight into what other people have done to study these variables!
Re: NPSV in last 12 months in NFHS-4 [message #20324 is a reply to message #20320] Thu, 22 October 2020 17:04
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

To get the correct denominator you have to go back to the beginning of the filter or skip. It is not necessarily the full sample--usually this is a module for a subsample. Then you can construct a new variable that has, say, zero rather than NA for the cases in the correct denominator who were not asked the questions that lead to d124 or d117a. It may help to look at the questionnaire to figure out the sequence.




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