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Weighting after merge [message #6723] Thu, 02 July 2015 11:42 Go to next message
giudici is currently offline  giudici
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Hi everybody,
I am working on Malawi data. I have merged the data set with HIV test result (AR) with the data set with women information (IR). Now, I would like to create some descriptive tables with both information (like HIV positive with education) but I don't know which weight I have to use because both data sets have their own weight (HIV has one, education has another). I have tried with both weights and the estimates of course are different.

Thank you very much for your help.

Re: Weighting after merge [message #6979 is a reply to message #6723] Fri, 07 August 2015 10:42 Go to previous message
Bridgette-DHS is currently offline  Bridgette-DHS
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Response fron Senior Data Processing Specialist, Noureddine Abderrahim:

If you are using the HIV subsample, you need to use the HIV weights. Otherwise, you need to use the women's weight.
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