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st: Re: How to extract and recode variables in a multiple member household survey


From   Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: How to extract and recode variables in a multiple member household survey
Date   Fri, 11 Feb 2005 12:58:52 -0800 (PST)

Regina,

I have one question about your data. You write that your households
have up to 46 members. You also write that you have one mother per
household. I am not an expert on fertility but I find this hard to
believe.

Friedrich

--- ra248@columbia.edu wrote:
> The variables S_i, A_i represent characteristics of household
> member i.  The column Mom gives me the underscored value of
> where the Mom's characteristics are. For instance, in the first
> household, the mom's characteristics are S_2 and A_2 cause Mom
> takes the value 2. In the second household, Mom is in S_1 and
> A_1...
> 
> Id   Mom   S_1   A_1   S_2   A_2   S_3   A_3 ... S_46   A_46
> 1      2     0    24     0    22     1    12 ...   0      67
> 2      1     1    29     0    32     0     8 ...   .       .



	
		
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