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New data: Uganda 2016 and biometric data for women [message #15405] Thu, 12 July 2018 20:43 Go to previous message
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IPUMS-DHS has just released harmonized data for Uganda 2016. Also new in IPUMS-DHS are the biometric variables for women included in the individual recode (IR) files. Now, for example, without doing file merging, you can see if children who are underweight or anemic have mothers who are also undernourished or anemic.

IPUMS-DHS makes it easy to study change over time in Uganda, across surveys from 1988, 1995, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016. Because variables have the same names and codes for the same substantive information, you can make a single data file with those samples without worrying about recoding data, and see at a glance from the website at what variables are included in each sample and make a customized datafile.

Miriam King

Dr. Miriam King
IPUMS-DHS Project Manager (
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