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Wealth deciles [message #11568] Wed, 11 January 2017 07:01 Go to next message
Mercysh is currently offline  Mercysh
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I have checked posts on wealth deciles and saw the Stata code below

xtile dec_rural = hv271 [pweight = weightvariable] if rural==1, nq(10)
xtile dec_urban = hv271 [pweight = weightvariable] if rural==0, nq(10)

gen decile = dec_rural
replace decile = dec_urban if rural==0.

A quick question- do I include the weight, even if I am going to use svy, for complex survey design later

Re: Wealth deciles [message #11752 is a reply to message #11568] Mon, 06 February 2017 14:15 Go to previous message
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A response from Dr. Sarah Staveteig,

Yes, the percentiles need to be weighted. SVY is not needed to weight percentiles. To produce the household member weight, multiply the number of dejure household members by the household sampling weight divided by 1,000,000. If there are no dejure members, use the number of defacto household members.
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