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st: RE: fweight


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: fweight
Date   Thu, 6 Feb 2003 11:19:47 -0500

Others will respond regarding the different types of weights in Stata (or see the section in the User's manual).  But I will note that I believe that SPSS actually rounds the weights to integers...

Nick Winter

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rodrigo Briceņo [mailto:rbriceno@sanigest.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 11:09 AM
> To: Statalist (E-mail)
> Subject: st: fweight
> 
> 
> Hello friends!
> I wish to have a more explicit explanation about weights. I'm using a
> variable called factor to expand the data from the sample 
> that I'm using. My
> variable factor have data like 118.54, 99.31, 154.62, etc. 
> Why if I use
> fweight=factor I get an error:  may not use noninteger 
> frequency weights
> r(401)?  Is this related with the decimals in the 
> observations. If I use the
> same variable in a different software (SPSS) I got no errors. 
> Can somebody
> explain what do I need to correct in order to execute 
> procedures in Stata
> with those numbers like factors?
> Thank you very much to all.
> 
> Rodrigo
> 
> 
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