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determining Children Nutrition Using Children Z score [message #15869] Mon, 01 October 2018 07:26 Go to previous message
bamosbaminda1@sheffield.a is currently offline  bamosbaminda1@sheffield.a
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Dear DHS Forum members,
Can I please request for help on how I can use the weight for height values in DHS 2003 for Nigeria. I need to use this variable as a proxy for children nutrition
by assigning binary values of 1 for children below -2 standard deviation and 0 for children from -2 standard deviation and above to allow me generate a
multidimensinal poverty index.I am confuse on how the variable is derived please especially the unit used.
Best wishes,
Bitrus
 
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