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st: Should rim weights be taken as sampling weights in SVYSET, say?


From   "Ng, Edmond" <Edmond.Ng@ukfilmcouncil.org.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Should rim weights be taken as sampling weights in SVYSET, say?
Date   Mon, 5 Jun 2006 10:12:06 +0100

Dear Stata-listers, 

I have an opinion poll type dataset provided by a market research company. It comes with a weight variable. I was told by their representative that this weight variable is derived by something called "rim weighting" which I am not familiar with from my medical stats background. 




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