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jules is currently offline  jules
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I am analyzing data from Kenya DHS (2008-2009). I would like to know whether the weighting of data can be done using the (Data icon then weighting) option on spss or do I need to do it from the Complex Surveys option?
Re: CS plan [message #2615 is a reply to message #2610] Thu, 24 July 2014 09:04 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Weighting the data in SPSS can be done in a syntax window, or by using the "Data" option (then select: Weight Cases | Weight Cases by | select your Frequency Variable).

However, you need to divide the sampling weight by 1,000,000.

Example syntax:

COMPUTE WGT = V005/1000000.
WEIGHT by WGT.

Following is a list of sample weights used in DHS datasets:

Unit of analysis: Variable
Households: hv005
Household members: hv005
Women or children: v005
Men: mv005
Domestic Violence: d005
HIV test results: hiv05

[Updated on: Thu, 24 July 2014 09:08]

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