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Re: Calculating fertility rates [message #13247 is a reply to message #13246] Mon, 09 October 2017 02:42
 schoumaker Messages: 53Registered: May 2013 Location: Belgium Senior Member
Hello,
You should use the individual recode data file (IAIR52FL.dta), and not the BR file.
Below are the results you get - which are the same as the ones in Table 4.1 of the report.
Best regards,
Bruno

. use IAIR52FL.dta, clear

. tfr2
weight variable is v005
Preparing table of events and exposure for 3 year(s) preceding the survey
Period covered: 3/2003 to 2/2006
Central date is 2004.7274
Number of cases (women): 124148
Number of person-years (weighted): 350470.53
Number of events (weighted): 33513.922

ASFRs - TFR

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events | Coef. Std. Err. z P>|z| [95% Conf. Interval]
-------------+---------------------------------------------- ------------------
Rate_1519 | .0903105 .0011011 82.02 0.000 .0881523 .0924686
Rate_2024 | .2093305 .0017732 118.05 0.000 .2058551 .2128059
Rate_2529 | .1387952 .0015334 90.52 0.000 .1357899 .1418006
Rate_3034 | .0623592 .0010966 56.87 0.000 .0602099 .0645085
Rate_3539 | .0247464 .0007418 33.36 0.000 .0232925 .0262002
Rate_4044 | .007229 .0004504 16.05 0.000 .0063462 .0081118
Rate_4549 | .0029555 .0004062 7.28 0.000 .0021593 .0037517
TFR | 2.678631 .0148564 180.30 0.000 2.649513 2.70775
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Bruno Schoumaker
Centre for Demographic Research
Université catholique de Louvain

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