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Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #6937] Wed, 05 August 2015 11:56 Go to next message
amaustin is currently offline  amaustin
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Are state-level sampling errors available for the 2013 Nigerian DHS? While the published reports document National, Urban/Rural, and Regional estimates for the sampling errors they do not go down to the state level.
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Re: Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #6976 is a reply to message #6937] Fri, 07 August 2015 10:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Following is a response from Senior DHS Sampling Specialist, Ruilin Ren:

It is true that the appendix C (estimation of sampling errors) in the final report of Nigeria DHS 2013 did not provide sampling errors at the state level, because it's a lot of tables.

We do not have the state level sampling errors in house either. However, it is true that the survey was designed to allow break down to state levels, so data users can calculate the sampling errors at the state level if they need to.
Re: Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #6977 is a reply to message #6976] Fri, 07 August 2015 10:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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So using the SAS proc surveyfreq procedure should work for calculating sampling errors at the state level?
Re: Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #7035 is a reply to message #6977] Fri, 14 August 2015 09:24 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Following is a response from Senior DHS Sampling Specialist, Ruilin Ren:


Yes, you can use the PROC SURVEYFREQ to calculate the sampling errors for simple proportions at the state level. You need to declare the survey parameters such as CLUSTER and STRATUM. I will suggest you use PROC SURVEYMEANS which calculates the sampling errors for means, proportions and ratios.

Re: Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #7036 is a reply to message #7035] Fri, 14 August 2015 09:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: Calculating Sampling Errors at the State Level [message #14785 is a reply to message #7036] Sun, 06 May 2018 00:25 Go to previous message
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Thank you all!!

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