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'inapplicable' on newborn.dta

Added by Laia Becares almost 7 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

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Closed
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High
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Start date:
02/19/2016
% Done:

100%


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Dear UKHLS team,

The variables on the newborn dataset have a large amount of missing data coded as 'inapplicable' (see two examples from wave 5 at the bottom). I've looked into the skip patterns but can't understand why the large numbers. Could you please let me know?

Many thanks!
Laia

birthweight  |      Freq.     Percent        Cum.
-------------------------+-----------------------------------
missing | 1 0.08 0.08
inapplicable | 569 42.94 43.02
don't know | 5 0.38 43.40
answer in lbs and ounces | 662 49.96 93.36
answer in kilograms | 88 6.64 100.00
-------------------------+-----------------------------------
Total | 1,325 100.00

child's sex | Freq. Percent Cum.
-------------+-----------------------------------
inapplicable | 1,283 96.83 96.83
don't know | 1 0.08 96.91
boy | 18 1.36 98.26
girl | 23 1.74 100.00
-------------+-----------------------------------
Total | 1,325 100.

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