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Wealth index weighting Nepal 2006 [message #756] Wed, 11 September 2013 14:32 Go to previous message
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Hi,

I'm trying to regenerate the distribution of urban/rural areas by wealth index as found in the 2006 Nepal DHS report page 21 (http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pdf/FR191/FR191.pdf).

I am not getting the same numbers when I tab the place of residence and wealth index vars by row (tab var1 var2, row) in stata. Do I have to weight the dataset before? What recode file does one use for wealth index?

Finally, what is the difference between the wealth index and wealth index score variable?

Thanks.
 
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