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Re: sample weight [message #2164 is a reply to message #2161] Wed, 14 May 2014 15:54 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Hey,

I haven't used the MICS (would like to someday), so I can't offer much. There is a discussion of the weights that you can download, but it focuses on how they are computed, not how they are used. That said, this bit seems relevant:

The procedure for applying the post-stratification weights depends on whether (i) weighting is done at the level of each sample person (or household) before the computation of any aggregate measures such as separate indicators, or (ii) if separate indicators (such as by urban-rural or region) are computed first and then put together with appropriate weights....
All indicators, whether at the national or domain level, and whether applicable to the whole population or to specific subgroups (such as children of a particular age or gender), automatically incorporate the post-stratification adjustment since these weights have been applied at the level of the individual cases

So that sounds like you can use the same weights - but I might be totally misreading that. Here is the link to the documentation - download the "Sampling Details" section. I've attached it anyway. Hope it helps - let me know if you find anything interesting.
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