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st: RE: svy commands...


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: svy commands...
Date   Wed, 31 Jul 2002 08:26:59 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donna Vallone [mailto:dmv2@columbia.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 6:48 PM
> To: statalist
> Subject: st: svy commands...
> 
> 
> I'd like to employ a Taylor series estimation method and wondered
> whether I need to specify both the strata and the psu variables within
> the svy command set to estimate the variance correctly.
> 

If your sample was both stratified and clustered then you need to
specify both strata and psus to get the right variances.  Take a look at
the section on survey data in the User's manual for a discussion of
this.

Nick Winter
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