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Re: SPA DRC : antanatal care dataset [message #18847 is a reply to message #18618] Fri, 28 February 2020 14:23 Go to previous message
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Dear user,

Thank you for your question-it is a good question. Your code is correct. For the most part, except for perhaps the outliers on the higher-end, I would not say this is a data quality issue without further exploration. Rather, the issue is likely related to the nature of observing consultations in a health facility assessment. In many cases, women will receive standard components of care, e.g. blood pressure measurement, weight measurement, prior to the start of the consultation. The interviewer records the start and end time of the consultation according to time the "main provider" met with the client. However, if a client had those services provided before the visit of the "main provider" by another provider or technical assistant, these services may also be recorded as having been provided.

I hope this helps,

Lindsay
 
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