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RE: st: how to weight
As you say, non-integers cannot be frequency weights.
Otherwise how these weights are to be interpreted looks like
a substantive matter. You need to move upstream
towards the author or supplier of the dataset.
> I come to another questions. In the original spss data, there
> are three
> kinds of weights. One is gender weights, oen is rural-urban
> another is the combination of gender and rural-urban weights. What is
> the application difference between these three weights?
> I am not familiar with the spss data. So I am also confused regarding
> what should I use in stata. The outputs have shown that the
> weights are
> noninteger, so that I could not use fw. Then between aw and pw, which
> one should I use?
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