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Pakistan: Standard DHS, 1990 Dataset [message #22284] Tue, 23 February 2021 17:13 Go to previous message
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Dear DHS Representative,

I am working with the Pakistan 1990 dataset, specifically PKHW21FL.DTA and had a question about the stunting indicators (hc70). Using the DHS definition to find the share of stunted, it shows a close to 0% (the value for later years are higher). The hunch is that the stunting variable wasn't recorded for all the individuals and is maybe missing for some sub-groups in 1990, but wanted to see if there is any documentation about how we should understand how the survey data was generated.

Thank you!
 
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