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Using Data weights [message #12490] Mon, 29 May 2017 05:32 Go to next message
Gowokani is currently offline  Gowokani
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Suppose you want to analyse data by applying weights but then there different weights for different data sets for example;


1. DHS 2016 which has different weights for women and men. Now when you want to analyse data by combining the two ( men and women) which weight do you use in this context? e.g

tab number_hopitavlvisit sex [aw = men? or aw=women? or aw= women+men?]

2. when analysing DHS data for different years,say 2004, 2010, 2016, which weight will you use in such context



Gowokani Chijere Chirwa
Re: Using Data weights [message #12677 is a reply to message #12490] Wed, 28 June 2017 23:28 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Dear User,
Please refer to this link on our website: http://blog.dhsprogram.com/sampling-weighting-at-dhs/
If you still have questions, please feel free to post again.
Thank you!
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