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Support #786

gender of non-coresident adult children

Added by Jingyi Wang over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

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Urgent
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Data analysis
Target version:
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Start date:
05/16/2017
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% Done:

90%

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Dear Support team,

I tried the ways you suggest me in #755. Through using the variables from fertility module in wave 1, I identify 60% analytic sample's children gender, and by combining data of co-resident children in wave 1, I get another 10 . Could you tell me why I cannot derive the information for the rest 30? Is participating the Understanding Society after Wave 1 the only reason?

Thanks a lot,
Jingyi

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#1 Updated by Alita Nandi over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee changed from Alita Nandi to Jingyi Wang
  • % Done changed from 0 to 90
  • Private changed from Yes to No

Hello Jingyi,

The file A_INDALL includes basic biographical info about all individuals in the households, that is, their age, sex, etc and identifiers of mothers, fathers.

The file A_NATCHILD includes biographical information about resident and non-resident children of any household member who gave a full interview (A_IVFIO=1) and gave valid answers to the questions about their resident and non-resident children (A_LCHLV etc)

Using the method that Gundi outlined in #755 you can get
1. information about the sex of co-resident children from INDALL
2. You can also find information about the sex of co-resident children from A_NATCHILD but only for individuals who gave a full interview and valid responses
3. You can find information about the sex of non-resident children from A_NATCHILD but only for individuals who gave a full interview and valid responses

However, as you can see it is not possible to get information about non-resident children of adults (16+) who were not interviewed (N=11,704) or who were interviewed and reported having at least one child (a_nnatch>0 or a_lnprnt>0) but did not answer questions about their children (N=1910).

Does this answer your question? If not, please do not hesitate to ask us again.
Alita

#2 Updated by Victoria Nolan over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

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