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Forum: Uganda
 Topic: Uganda HPV
Uganda HPV [message #16161] Tue, 13 November 2018 07:34
bonne255@umn.edu is currently offline  bonne255@umn.edu
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Registered: November 2018
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I have a question on the documentation for the 2016 Uganda DHS (HR) (UGHR7AFL.DTA).

In the codebook (UGHR7AFL.MAP), I see variable SH22 that asks, "Ever been vaccinated for HPV" with 0 as no, 1 as yes, 8 as don't know and 9 as missing. However, in the actual .dta file, I see that sh22 has 27 different options from sh22_01 to sh22_27, with each labelled "ever been vaccinated for hpv". I'm wondering if there's any sort of sub-labelling or codebook in addition to UGHR7AFL.MAP where I can differentiate the responses to this question.

Thank you very much!
Forum: India
 Topic: new definition of ARI
new definition of ARI [message #16147] Fri, 09 November 2018 17:11
lucianabrondi is currently offline  lucianabrondi
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Registered: October 2014
Location: Scotland
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Dear Moderators,

I am using NFHS4 India, looking at acute respiratory symptoms. If this survey uses questionnaire recode VI for ARI, should I use the old definition, which includes cough, i. e:

ari=1 if h31==2 & (h31b = 1 & h31c==3/1)

Or should I use the new one, without cough?

ari=1 if H31B == 1 & (H31C ==1 | H31C == 3)

I wonder it that matter considering how the survey was applied.
Thanks



Luciana Brondi
CPHS, University of Edinburgh
Forum: Malaria
 Topic: Zambia Household Possession of Mosquito Nets
Zambia Household Possession of Mosquito Nets [message #16158] Mon, 12 November 2018 18:59
aparna.seth is currently offline  aparna.seth
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How can I calculate the percentage of households with at least one insecticide-treated net (ITN) for every 2 persons who stayed in the household last night? I am using variable hv013 for de facto members and hml1 along with hml10_1-hml10_7 for ITN count.
Forum: Dataset use in Stata
 Topic: Creating dummy variable for younger sisters
Creating dummy variable for younger sisters [message #16157] Mon, 12 November 2018 15:22
mkennedy is currently offline  mkennedy
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Registered: November 2018
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I am currently studying the effect of early marriage on education with Nigeria's 2013 DHS data - specifically the individual recode (female respondents). I am specifically using birth order as an instrumental variable and am having difficulty creating variables given that the dataset I'm using doesn't have clearly defined variables for number of older sisters, number of younger sisters, etc. MM1 (_01,_02,...) includes the sex of all siblings but does not indicate the order of birth they are in. Can someone please guide me on this?
Forum: Child Health
 Topic: Merging Household file to children file
Merging Household file to children file [message #16153] Mon, 12 November 2018 11:47
kbrindle is currently offline  kbrindle
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Registered: November 2018
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Hello,

I am having issues merging the household file to the childrens file. I am only interesting in merging because there is a district-level variable in household that is not in childs data file. I used the following code, but this did not seem to match effectively in Stata.

(Master is child file, and using file is household)
gen hh_uniqID (in household file) = (hv001*100)+hv002

gen hh_uniqID (in child file) = (v001*100)+v002

merge m:1 hh_uniqID using "file location"


I've seen the website in merging the data sets, https://dhsprogram.com/data/Merging-Datasets.cfm however, following this does not allow to merge properly with children and household data.
Forum: Geographic Data
 Topic: Geographical Disaggregation of Wealth index - BURUNDI
Geographical Disaggregation of Wealth index - BURUNDI [message #16151] Mon, 12 November 2018 04:48
LucG is currently offline  LucG
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Registered: November 2018
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Hi,

I am trying to get the smallest level of geographical disaggregation for the Wealth Index in the Burundi 2016-17 survey, to get a sense of the social environment of schools ( I am mostly working on the Ministry of Education's Education Management Information System (EMIS) data).

Is it possible to compute wealth index averages at a lower level than Province, or would there be representativity issues ?

Thank you.

Luc
Forum: Wealth Index
 Topic: Geographical Disaggregation of Wealth index - BURUNDI
Geographical Disaggregation of Wealth index - BURUNDI [message #16143] Fri, 09 November 2018 05:37
LucG is currently offline  LucG
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Registered: November 2018
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Hi,

I am trying to get the smallest level of geographical disaggregation for the Wealth Index in the Burundi 2016-17 survey, to get a sense of the social environment of schools ( I am mostly working on the Ministry of Education's Education Management Information System (EMIS) data).

Is it possible to compute wealth index averages at a lower level than Province, or would there be representativity issues ?

Thank you.

Luc
Forum: General
 Topic: Menstrual health and hygiene
Menstrual health and hygiene [message #16131] Thu, 08 November 2018 06:10
sulochana is currently offline  sulochana
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Registered: November 2018
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I would like to know if in NFHS-4 or NFHS-3 data on menstrual health problems was collected then how can I access the data .

I want to particularly look at the problems listed by school going children

sulochana
Forum: Tanzania
 Topic: Food security
Food security [message #16127] Wed, 07 November 2018 09:01
bintabara is currently offline  bintabara
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Registered: February 2017
Location: Japan
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Dear DHS experts
I need your help
In Tanzania 2015-16 dataset the variables related to food security were from sh124a to sh124f. Please, can you help me the way on how to create one variable and categorize it to whether the household has food secure or not?
Thank you



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