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Variable Construction [message #9045] Mon, 01 February 2016 18:19 Go to previous message
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Hi,

I am currently working with 2011 Nepal DHS data (Children's Recode) file. I want to create two variables:

1. Mother's age at delivery: I believe that I can create this variable by subtracting B8 (child's age in years) from V208 (mothers age in years). Is this information directly available in the dataset?
2. Parity: Is the information on parity available in the dataset? or should I use V208 (No of births in the last 5 years) for this purpose?

I would really appreciate your suggestions.

Many thanks
Bibhu
 
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