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Re: Difference B/W Design Weight & Sample Weight [message #21809 is a reply to message #21790] Wed, 23 December 2020 05:13 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Following is a response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

I appreciate the pun! Design weights are the inverse of the sampling fractions (or inversely proportional to the sampling fractions). Those weights are then adjusted for non-response at different levels. The weights that are in the data files (hv005, v005, mv005) are the adjusted weights. We don't provide (and don't save) the original design weights. Your analysis should just use v005 (etc.).

Thanks for "weighting".

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