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Z-score [message #12786] Thu, 13 July 2017 08:21 Go to previous message
habt_lancs is currently offline  habt_lancs
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Hello members,

I am working on Ghana DHS.

I need your help om two issues:

1. i can see that there is a file that contains child height for age and weight for age according to who. And, the data contain values like -100, -255 etc. And, i know z=scores are in decimal points. so, do i have to divide it by 100 to get that?

2. there is a new who standard, and i use DHS data collected in 1990s and 1980s. how can i compare the data that is collected before with the data that uses the new who standard?

best,
 
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