Basic Documentation No:11

Book : Basic Documentation No:11

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Population

Publishing Location : London

Published Date : Mayıs 1980

Publisher : World Fertility Survey

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 6150

INDEX

Contents
Volume 1
CHAPTER 1 GENERAL SYSTEM
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Data and its Documentation
1.2.1 Data
1.2.2. Questionnaire and card identification
1.2.3. Missing data
1.2.4. Data documentation
1.3. Data Processing Steps
1.3.1. Keypunching
1.3.2. Data editing/cleaning
1.3.3 Recoding and the Standard Recode File
1.3.4. Preparation of Country Report No. 1 Tables
1.3.5. Archiving data and preparations for analysis
1.4. DP Strategy Considerations
1.4.1 Processing household data and individual data together versus separately
1.4.2 Rectangular versus structured files
1.4.3 Availability of computer software
1.5. Preparation for Data Processing
1.5.1 The DP Manual
1.5.2 Planning
1.5.3. Preparing documentation and test data
1.5.4 Program specifications
1.5.5 Program writing and testing
1.5.6 Data processing organization and control
CHAPTER 2 FORMAT AND STRUCTURE EDIT
2.1 Overview
2.2 Format Edit
2.2.1 Card type check
2.2.2 Identification check
2.2.3 Blank columns check
2.2.4 Numeric check
2.2.5 Error reporting
2.2.6 Conversion of blanks to inapplicable codes
2.3 Sorting and Separating the Data
2.4 Structure and Completeness Edit
2.4.1 All household members for each household present
2.4.2 Eligibility for individual interview
2.4.3 All households present
2.4.4 All relevant individual cards present
2.4.5 All eligible women interviews present
2.5 Preparations for Consistency Checking
2.6 Summary
CHAPTER 3 GENERAL CONSISTENCY EDIT
3.1 General Discussion
3.1.1 Introduction
3.1.2 Types of Checks
3.1.3 Programming Strategy
3.2 Diagrammatic Representation of Flow of Questionnaire
3.2.1 Structure of Network Diagramü
3.2.2 Ranges
3.2.3 Skips
3.2.4 Filters
3.3 Range Checks
3.4 Skip Checks
3.5 Filter Checks
3.6. Birth and Marriage Table Checks
3.7 Miscellaneous Consistency Checks
3.8 Data Editing
3.9 Conclusion
CHAPTER 4 EDITING AND IMPUTATION OF BIRTH AND MARRIAGE HISTORIES
4.1 Required Basic Checks
4.2 Editing of Histories with Incomplete Data
4.3 Different Forms of the Dates and The Century Month Code
4.4 Date Imputation
4.5 Results from Date Edit and Imputation
4.6 The WFS Date Edit, Imputation and Recoding Program
4.7 Summary of Date Edit, Imputation, and Recoding
CHAPTER 5 RECODING OF VARIABLES
5.1 Reasons for Recoding
5.2 The WFS Standard Recode FUe
5.3 Recoding Conventions
5.3.1 Grouped Variables
5.3.2 Leading Zeros
5.3.3 Missing data
5.3.4 Default codes
5.3.5 Respondent Identification
5.4 Recode Specifications
5.4.1 Standard recode file contents
5.4.2 Variable names
5.4.3 Code ranges
5.4.4 Diagrammatic representation of recode specifications
CHAPTER 6 TABULATIONS
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Software for Table Production
6.3 Specification of Tables
6.3.1 Variables defining the base population
6.3.2 Classification Variables
6.3.3 Variables defining the cell entries
6.3.4 Presentation of "DK" or "NS" categories
6.4 Types of Tables
6.4.1 Table giving simple frequencies (FREQ)
6.4.2 Tables giving row percentages for categorical variables (CATG)
6.4.3 Tables giving row percentages for metric variables (METR)
6.4.4 Tables giving cell-by-cell percent (PERC)
6.4.5 Tables giving cell-by-cell means (MEAN)
6.4.6 Tables giving cell-by-cell ratios (RATI)
6.4.7 Examples of the types of tables
6.5 Tables for Weighted Data
6.6 Sampling errors for WFS Country Report tabulation
CHAPTER 7 DATA ARCHIVING
7.1 Types of Data to be Archived
7.2 Data Documentation
7.2.1 Codebook
7.2.2 Description of the survey
7.2.3 Questionnaire and coding instructions
7.2.4 Editing and coding specifications
7.2.5 Computer programs used
7.2.6 The DP Manual
7.3 Marginal Distributions
Appendix I Some Software for Data Cleaning, Tabulation, and Further Analysis END OF CONTENTS VOL 1
Volume 2
Appendix II DP Manual For Processing Data from the WFS Core Questionnaire
1 Data and Documentation
Questionnaire and WFS dictionary proforma Codebook for Core Questionnaire Machine Readable Codebook for Recoded Data Test Data
2 Planning and Control
Data Processing Flowcharts
Programming and Data Processing Estimates
Bar Chart for Programming and Data Processing
Data Processing Control Document
3 Data Processing Specifications
Keypunching Specifications (card layout)
Format Check Specifications
Structure Check Specifications
Individual Questionnaire Network Diagram
Range, Skip, Filter, Basic Date and Miscellaneous
Consistency Checks for Individual Data
Range, Skip and Consistency Checks for Household Data
Data Extraction Specifications (for Date Editing)
Recode Specifications (Individual data)
Specifications for Tables for Country Report Number 1
Specifications for Sampling Errors.
4 Programming Specifications
LIST
MARGINALS*
FORMAT*
RANGE, CONSIS, HHCONS
SUPDATE*, UPDATE*
EXTRACT
SEPARATE
DEIR*
STRUCT*
RECODE
STRUCT2
COMBINER
STRUCT3 COCGEN*, COCENTS
STRUCT4
CLUSTERS*
* Program available from WFS headquarters
5 Sample Runs of Programs following DP flowchart for total process

NOTES

Data Processing Guidelines/ Volume 1