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Re: Oedema & use of all valid z-scores [message #2003 is a reply to message #1752] Fri, 11 April 2014 23:20 Go to previous message
ElisabethS is currently offline  ElisabethS
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I agree that it would be important to assess whether children have edema; however, I suggest that all children should be weighed (as has been done in past DHS surveys) and that the presence of edema should be recorded in the questionnaire. This will allow the exclusion of children with edema at the analysis stage, and allow comparability with previous DHS surveys.
 
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