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Weights used in the Pakistan 2017-18 Survey [message #22865] Wed, 26 May 2021 06:17 Go to previous message
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While going through PDHS data files for couples, I found this information on weighting.
"Tables in Pakistan were not produced for the full country (8 regions), and some regions (AJK and GB) are not included in the national totals. The standard weights are used to generate tabulations for 6 regions (HV005/HV028/V005/D005/MV005).
To generate any tabulations for the other 2 regions (GB or AJK with codes 5 and 7 respectively), use the CS weights ( SHV005/SHV028/SV005/SD005/SMV005).
The CS weights are 0 for regions different of 5 and 7. The standard weights are 0 for regions 5 and 7."

As for my analysis if I want to keep region 5 & 7, how can i weight my whole data set. For instance, I am using MV005 variable to weight my data but the values for this variable are zero for region 5 & 7. In this case, do I need to drop these two regions from my analysis or is there any way to weight the data overall?


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