Immunization in Guatemala

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Description

Immunizations received by children in Guatemala.

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A data frame with 2159 observations on the following 13 variables.

kid

a factor identifying the child

mom

a factor identifying the family.

comm

a factor identifying the community.

immun

a factor indicating if the child received a complete set of immunizations. All children in this data frame received at least one immunization.

kid2p

a factor indicating if the child was 2 years or older at the time of the survey.

mom25p

a factor indicating if the mother was 25 years or older.

ord

an factor indicating the child's birth's order within the family. Levels are 01 - first child, 23 - second or third child, 46 - fourth to sixth child, 7p - seventh or later child.

ethn

a factor indicating the mother's ethnicity. Levels are L - Ladino, N - indigenous not speaking Spanish, and S - indigenous speaking Spanish.

momEd

a factor describing the mother's level of eduation. Levels are N - not finished primary, P - finished primary, S - finished secondary

husEd

a factor describing the husband's level of education. Levels are the same as for momEd plus U - unknown.

momWork

a factor indicating if the mother had ever worked outside the home.

rural

a factor indicating if the family's location is considered rural or urban.

pcInd81

the percentage of indigenous population in the community at the 1981 census.

Source

These data are available at http://data.princeton.edu/multilevel/guImmun.dat. Multiple indicator columns in the original data table have been collapsed to factors for this data frame.

References

Rodriguez, Germán and Goldman, Noreen (1995), "Improved estimation procedures for multilevel models with binary response: a case-study", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 164, 339-355.

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