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Re: De-normalizing and weighting data for multiple countries [message #4108 is a reply to message #4100] Wed, 01 April 2015 15:40 Go to previous message
Trevor-DHS is currently offline  Trevor-DHS
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If you don't need a pooled dataset, i.e. you are producing separate results for each country, then we recommend running analyses on separate datasets rather than pooling data together. In that case you don't need to worry about denormalization.

If you need a pooled dataset, then use the denormalization process to create a new weight variable, then use the new weight variable in place of the standard weight variable. Note that with pooled datasets you should continue to use svy commands (or the equivalent if using software other than Stata) and define strata codes that are unique to each survey.
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