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Re: Number of under five children in the family [message #11444 is a reply to message #11442] Wed, 21 December 2016 23:27 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Hi Trevor,

Sorry for the confusion and thank you for your reply.

I am using the PR file from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS 2011)


use "C:\Users..............\NPPR60FL.DTA"
*Declaring Survey data
gen finalwt=hv005/1000000
svyset hv001 [pweight=finalwt], strata(hv022) vce(linearized) singleunit(missing) || hv002

*DEPENDENT VARIABLE
* Calculation of Stunting (Height for Age)
gen HAZ=hc70
replace HAZ=. if HAZ>=9996
gen stunting= HAZ
replace stunting=0 if HAZ ~=.
replace stunting=1 if HAZ<-200
svy: tab hv014 stunting if hv103==1

Which gives result,


number of
children
5 and
under (de stunting
jure) 0 1 Total

0 .0352 .0105 .0457
1 .2659 .1641 .43
2 .2236 .1709 .3946
3 .0541 .0505 .1046
4 .0144 .0086 .023
5 .0017 4.1e-04 .0021

Total .595 .405 1


Now i am confused about the correct interpretation of the first row of the table (distribution of stunting among the family with "0" under five children) and i need help.

Thank you for your help.
Best,
 
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