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Child health data in API [message #9726] Tue, 10 May 2016 14:37 Go to previous message
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I have used the API to extract information on childhood illness - % children with ARI, Fever and Diarrhea, and % of children treated for the same.

I get 2 values for each survey/indicator/group combination. For example, in the Yemen 2013 survey, for % of children not treated for diarrhea, there are 2 values returned for each wealth quintile.

When referring to the original data, it appears that these 2 values correspond to children born in the past 3 years, and those born in the past 5 years. However, there is no way to distinguish or label this information in the dataset.

Do you have any suggestions for how to CONSISTENTLY capture only 1 of these 2 values for each country and indicator of interest? In other words, I want to be sure that I only keep the values corresponding to children born in the past 5 years.

Thank you
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