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estimating nutritional status [message #20112] Sat, 26 September 2020 03:57 Go to previous message
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Hi all,

Kindly help me on the following:

I would like to know the nutritional status of children in one of the Rwanda's districts.

1) Can I do that by using the latest DHS data assuming that the sample of children included in DHS was representative for that district?

2) Does DHS data have individual child age, weights and heights which I can use to do my own calculations for HAZ or WHZ?

3) How do I interpret Height/Age or Weight/Height std deviations of -54, -116, -23, 1467, etc in SPSS or SAS data sets?

4) Is weighting applied to all variables?



Thanks

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