The DHS Program has added a new open course to the roster of courses on the Learning Hub available for free with a simple registration. DHS Dataset Users is a course for anyone interested in using DHS data in research and analysis related to demography, public health, economics, sociology, or other social sciences. This course will help learners understand and begin to use DHS data for analysis.
In the DHS Dataset Users course, participants will learn:
- To recognize different types of datasets that are a part of DHS surveys
- How DHS survey samples are selected and designed to be nationally representative
- How to open DHS datasets, find variables of interest, and perform descriptive analyses
- To create Stata do files to make DHS data analysis quicker, easier, and more replicable
To complete all activities in this course and earn a certificate, participants must have any version of the statistical software package Stata. Learn on your own schedule and expect to spend 3-6 hours to complete the DHS Dataset Users course.
Practice new skills using standardized DHS model datasets and earn a certificate upon completion of the course that can be printed or shared on social media. To register and access the DHS Dataset Users course, click the button below, create a new Learning Hub account, and prepare to use DHS data!
Featured image by © elenabsl, stock.adobe.com