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Linking BHPS - Understanding Society

Added by Melanie Luhrmann over 10 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Urgent
Assignee:
Redmine Admin
Category:
Data analysis
Start date:
05/30/2012
% Done:

100%


Description

I am using BHPs data and wish to link it a) to the BHPS sample households in Understanding Society, and b) use a pooled sample of BHPS and Understanding Society data as a repeated cross-section of households.

May I ask two questions about this?

1. Is there any documentation that allows me to easily check whether a BHPS variable is available in Understanding Society as well and to find out what the corresponding variable name in US is?
2. I am trying to link some information about mothers (from indresp) to their children (birthweight, date of birth...). I am having a hard time getting the kids data together because part of it seems to be located in nat_child and part in child. Is this correct?
3. With which identifiers do I merge data on mothers with their kids?

Thank you very much for your help.

Best,
Melanie

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