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Weighting Data downloaded through IPUMS DHS [message #23084] Sun, 11 July 2021 08:50
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I am using NFHS-India data which i downloaded from IPUMS DHS for all the four phases pertaining to women. The data is in a single file for all the four phases. I am using PERWEIGHT variable for weighting. But the when I create a frequency distribution for any of the background characteristics variable the No. of women does not match with published reports but the percentages do exactly match with the published reports.
I am using SPPS for data analysis and am using the following command to weight data.
Weight by PERWEIGHT.
How to resolve the issue.

Bashir
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