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Re: st: Population size in survey data


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Population size in survey data
Date   Wed, 17 Jul 2002 13:08:45 -0400

Unless you want to make a finite population correction, and even that
needs some justification, I see no reason for including the population
size; maybe you could tell us why you want to include the population
size and that would help us answer you.

Rich

daniel.sager@web.de wrote:
> 
> Dear Statalist
> 
> I'm new to stata and am working with survey data. Can anyone tell me,
> how I can tell stata the population size from which my sample is drawn
> ? I couldn't find it in the svy... commands and all examples show
> population size = ... , but it is never written as an input in a command.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Daniel
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