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Re: Is it possible to assign a dollar amount to the wealth index factor score? [message #19696 is a reply to message #19683] Tue, 04 August 2020 09:19 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Please see the response below from Sara Riese, Senior Demographic and Health Researcher:


While the wealth index factor score and quintiles cannot by themselves be used to estimate income, there are some groups that have linked the DHS quintiles to other income or consumption surveys to estimate individual or household income based on the wealth quintiles. The Asset to Income Estimator (https://m4mgmt.org/asset-to-income-estimator/) does this for many countries with available DHS data, and allows you to estimate individual or household income on a daily, monthly, or annual basis.

Please let me know if there are any questions.

 
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