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Uganda 2011 [message #15848] Fri, 28 September 2018 02:39 Go to previous message
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I am currently working on a project that requires me to merge the DHS survey data with the DHS spatial/ geographic data (survey boundaries). I downloaded the Geographic Data (which is available in form of a shapefile). However, when I load the shapefile in R (which appears as a Spatial Polygon Data Frame), the Uganda 2011 data frame has no variable called DHSCLUST (which should be present in the GPS/Geographic Data, according to the DHS website). Hence, the lowest level at which I can merge the two datasets currently, is using the 'REGCODE' in the shapefile, and 'v024' in the Children's Recode Survey Dataset.

On further investigation, I found that GPS Data, described on the website (as shown in the following pictures), is available in .DBF file or .MDB file, where the cluster information and coordinates (LATNUM and LONGNUM) should be included. However, I am not able to find that for Uganda 2011. Can you please help me get this data? if not, can you guide me as to how I can merge the shapefile (i.e. geographic data/ spatial data) with the DHS survey data at the cluster level?



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