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Child gender in DHS Ethiopia 2011 [message #12095] Tue, 28 March 2017 14:48 Go to previous message
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Is there someone doing something related to the child gender in Ethiopia 2011? In the raw data, the child sex is coded as

b4 sex of child
------------------------------------------------------------ --------------------------------
type: numeric (byte)
label: b4
range: [1,2] units: 1
unique values: 2 missing .: 0/11,654
tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label
5,987 1 male
5,667 2 female

I got very unexpected results, i.e., girls are better nourished than boys, this does not agree with any former studies...
Would you help to confirm the value code? Anyone deal with child gender before?
Thank you all.


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