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Haemoglobin levels reported for DHS India 1998-1999 [message #24895] Sun, 31 July 2022 08:57 Go to previous message
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Hi I'm trying to calculate anemia levels from the DHS India 1998-1999 data for women using the IR file. While for the later rounds, anemia is classifed as mild, moderate, severe, and no anemia, the 1998-1999 reports hemoglobin levels in g/dl.

A summary of the variable s902 reveals values range from 0 to 992, with a mean of 117.21 These are imposssibly large values. Is it something to do with the unit of the variable?

Would appreciate any clarification.
 
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