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Weights

Added by Alex Best almost 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
High
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Start date:
12/27/2015
% Done:

100%


Description

I am doing cross-sectional analysis of wave 3 (adult self completion questionnaire), so I am aware I need to use the weight c_indscub_xw but I don't actually understand how the weight is implemented on STATA. Do I just add c_indscub_xw as if it were an independent variable or is there a command I need to type into stata before doing my analysis in order for the weights to have an effect?

Thanks

#1

Updated by Alita Nandi almost 5 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 90

Hi Alex,

Please see "Example 6: Working with weights and complex survey design" of the "Introduction to Understanding Society Using Stata" online course.
This is a free course. You can find instructions of how to register for this course here:
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/online

Hope this helps,
Data management team

#2

Updated by Alita Nandi almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
#3

Updated by Victoria Nolan almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

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