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Re: st: DHS survey data and Logistic regression


From   Olalekan Uthman <uthlekan@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: DHS survey data and Logistic regression
Date   Mon, 30 Jul 2007 11:00:03 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Friedrich,

Thanks for the prompt reply and the links.

The document is available at

http://www.measuredhs.com/help/Datasets/sampling_weights.htm

Under the notes and considerations.

Regards.

Olalekan

--- Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote:

> Olalekan,
> 
> Could you please provide a complete reference for
> your quote from the
> "DHS statistics guide"? Is this document available
> for download?
> 
> The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are carried
> out by Macro
> International. You can contact Macro directly to ask
> for advice.
> 
> http://www.measuredhs.com/aboutdhs/contact.cfm
> 
> Macro staff members are also engaged in research
> using DHS data. For
> example, a recent working paper uses logistic
> regression to measure
> the relationship  between wealth and HIV status
> (Mishra et al. 2007).
> The authors should be able to tell you how they took
> the survey design
> into consideration.
> 
> Friedrich
> 
> Reference:
> Mishra, Vinod, et al. 2007. A study of the
> association of HIV
> infection with wealth in sub-Saharan Africa. DHS
> working paper no. 31.
> Calverton: Macro International.
>
http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pub_details.cfm?ID=638
> 
> 
> On 7/30/07, Olalekan Uthman <uthlekan@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Dear Stata users,
> >
> > I am trying to run a logistic regression using
> Measure
> > DHS survey data. Quoting from DHS statistics
> guide:
> > "Use of sample weights is inappropriate for
> estimating
> > relationships, such as regression and correlation
> > coefficients.
> >
> > I am not sure whether to ignore the psu and strata
> > also when running the logistic regression.
> >
> >
> > Can I just use
> >
> > .xi: logistic bmi i.edu
> >
> > instead of:
> >
> > svyset psu [pw=weight], strata(strata)
> >
> > xi: svy: logistic bmi i.edu
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