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Re: How do I interpret variable "HIV Weight" (ha69 & hb69)? [message #15204 is a reply to message #15202] Fri, 15 June 2018 17:01 Go to previous message
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A response from senior data processing specialist:
"These variables are used in surveys where HIV test was conducted and they are essentially the sample weights. HIV results can't be deducted from those variables. HIV results are not distributed with the DHS general data files, they are distributed in a separate file because users need to agree on special conditions for the use of that data."

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