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Birth Weight [message #25722] Wed, 30 November 2022 22:03 Go to previous message
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Hello,

I am working on the Pakistan dataset (2017-2018). I am working on women's dataset (IR). I am examining children's birth weight (low) and antenatal care visits (outcomes) in one paper. I want to create a new variable for children's birth weight (m19_1 to m19_6). I want to have one birth weight variable (continuous) for all children mentioned in these six variables (m19_1 to m19_6).
Is it possible to create one variable, or do I need to work separately on the KR file for this purpose? The issue comes when the number of observations for IR and KR differs after I drop women with no birth (v208). I am not sure that I can have two different numbers of observations in one paper...
Can someone help me with coding if it is possible to create 1 variable out of these 6 variables because I am only getting error messages on my tries?
I appreciate the help.

Aamna
 
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