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Weighting the husband/partner [message #12535] Fri, 09 June 2017 06:26 Go to next message
inhoi
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Hi,

I have a question about weighting the husband/partner from IR.
For example, on IR survey v704 and v705 are the questions about occupation of husband/partner, how can I weight them?
Can I just use the weight for the corresponding woman? V005? I want to treat husband/partner as an individual. For example, Benin's case there are 16000 women and 12000 partner/husband, then I want to analyse the 28000(=16000+12000) people.



Also one more question, MR dataset is the subset of IR's husband/partner?

Thank you very much
Re: Weighting the husband/partner [message #12538 is a reply to message #12535] Fri, 09 June 2017 21:30 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Following is a response from Senior DHS Stata Specialist, Tom Pullum:


The weights do not depend on the variable you are using, They only depend on the type of respondent. In this case, the respondent is the woman and you should use v005. If you were using the MR file, the weight would be mv005.


Re: Weighting the husband/partner [message #12542 is a reply to message #12538] Mon, 12 June 2017 05:20 Go to previous message
inhoi
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Thank you for you answer, let me ask question more specifically.

1. If I use IR data with weight V005 and the job variable V716
it can represent 'National represent of distribution of occupation of female'?

2. If I use MR data with weight MV005 and the job variable MV716
it can represent 'National represent of distribution of occupation of male'?

3. If I use IR data with weight V005 and husband/Partner's job variable V704
it can represent 'National represent of distribution of occupation of female's husband'?

4. The difference between 2. and 3. is that 3. limits to only males who has a wife?

Thank you.
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