DHS.rates

Calculate Key DHS Indicators

Calculates key indicators such as fertility rates (Total Fertility Rate (TFR), General Fertility Rate (GFR), and Age Specific Fertility Rate (ASFR)) using Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) women/individual data, and childhood mortality rates such as Neonatal Mortality Rate (NNMR), Post-neonatal Mortality Rate (PNNMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Child Mortality Rate (CMR), and Under-five Mortality Rate (U5MR). In addition to the indicators, the 'DHS.rates' package estimates sampling errors indicators such as Standard Error (SE), Design Effect (DEFT), Relative Standard Error (RSE) and Confidence Interval (CI). The package is developed according to the DHS methodology of calculating the fertility indicators and the childhood mortality rates outlined in the "Guide to DHS Statistics" (Croft, Trevor N., Aileen M. J. Marshall, Courtney K. Allen, et al. 2018, <https://dhsprogram.com/Data/Guide-to-DHS-Statistics/index.cfm>) and the DHS methodology of estimating the sampling errors indicators outlined in the "DHS Sampling and Household Listing Manual" (ICF International 2012, <https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/DHSM4/DHS6_Sampling_Manual_Sept2012_DHSM4.pdf>).

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Package
DHS.rates
Type
Package
Title
Calculate Key DHS Indicators
Version
0.4.0
Date
2018-09-16
Author
Mahmoud Elkasabi
Maintainer
Mahmoud Elkasabi
Description
Calculates key indicators such as fertility rates (Total Fertility Rate (TFR), General Fertility Rate (GFR), and Age Specific Fertility Rate (ASFR)) using Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) women/individual data, and childhood mortality rates such as Neonatal Mortality Rate (NNMR), Post-neonatal Mortality Rate (PNNMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Child Mortality Rate (CMR), and Under-five Mortality Rate (U5MR). In addition to the indicators, the 'DHS.rates' package estimates sampling errors indicators such as Standard Error (SE), Design Effect (DEFT), Relative Standard Error (RSE) and Confidence Interval (CI). The package is developed according to the DHS methodology of calculating the fertility indicators and the childhood mortality rates outlined in the "Guide to DHS Statistics" (Croft, Trevor N., Aileen M. J. Marshall, Courtney K. Allen, et al. 2018, ) and the DHS methodology of estimating the sampling errors indicators outlined in the "DHS Sampling and Household Listing Manual" (ICF International 2012, ).
License
GPL-2
Encoding
UTF-8
LazyData
true
Depends
R(>= 3.4.0)
Imports
reshape, survey, stats, haven, matrixStats
RoxygenNote
6.0.1
VignetteBuilder
knitr
Suggests
knitr, rmarkdown
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2018-09-16 16:01:23 UTC; 31672
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2018-09-16 16:30:15 UTC

install.packages('DHS.rates')

0.4.0

3 months ago

Mahmoud Elkasabi

GPL-2

Depends on

R(>= 3.4.0)

Imports

reshape, survey, stats, haven, matrixStats

Suggests

knitr, rmarkdown

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