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Opening databases in RStudio [message #11747] Mon, 06 February 2017 11:59 Go to previous message
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Dear DHS Program User Forum,

I downloaded many databases, but I realized RStudio does not get all the information (variables). Or maybe I am doing something wrong. I am reading the DHS Survey Manual and the Model Woman's Questionnaire and I found sections: 2 (Reproduction), 3 (Contraception), 4 (Pregnancy), 7 (Marriage and Sexual Activity) and 8 (Fertility Preferences), being these the sections of my interest. These sections should be in the women databases but I cannot find them.

For example, I downloaded Albania's database. Then, I opened ALIR50FL.SAV using R. In this file, I only have variables from V000 to V191, ML101 and from BIDX.01 to BIDX.05. Nothing else. I followed this code:

library(foreign)
df=read.spss("ALIR50FL.SAV", to.data.frame = TRUE)

Indeed, I mainly need the sections described above.

May you help me, please?

Thanks in advance.


Best regards,

David A. Sanchez P.
 
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