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Generating new variables in dataset with weighting [message #4043] Fri, 20 March 2015 10:44 Go to previous message
Lizzynaija is currently offline  Lizzynaija
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Hello,

I have been working with the 2013 Nigeria DHS births recode dataset, using Stata for my analysis.

I have applied svyset to enable weighting in the analysis. After reading the Stata manual, I became confused as to how to generate new variables now that I have applied svyset command. In particular, I am not sure about when to apply the svy subpop command.

Can I still use the regular "generate" command to create new variables, and when and how should I apply the "svy subpop" command?

Thank you very much,
Lizzynaija
 
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