nepali: Nepali child heath study

Description Usage Format Source

Description

The data are a subset from public health study on Nepalese children.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 1000 observations on the following 9 variables.

id

There is a six digit code for the child's ID: 2 digits for the panchayat number; 2 digits for the ward within panchayat; 1 digits for the household; 1 digit for child within household.

sex

1 = male; 2 = female

wt

Child's weight measured in kilograms

ht

Child's height measured in centimeters

mage

Mother's age in years

lit

Indicator of mother's literacy: 0 = no; 1 = yes

died

The number of children the mother has had that died.

alive

The number of children the mother has ever had born alive

age

age of child

Source

West KP, Jr., LeClerq SC, Shrestha SR, Wu LS, Pradhan EK, Khatry SK, Katz J, Adhikari R, Sommer A. Effects of vitamin A on growth of vitamin A deficient children: field studies in Nepal. J Nutr 1997;10:1957-1965.


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