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RE: st: Sample Weights


From   "Jason Dean, Mr" <jason.dean@mail.mcgill.ca>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Sample Weights
Date   Wed, 10 Mar 2010 18:15:12 -0500

I'd just like to thank everyone for their help. Your comments are extremely helpful.

Jason

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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Michael I. Lichter [mlichter@buffalo.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:39 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Sample Wegihts

Thanks, Stas, for the clarification and references. I am dealing with a
related weighting problem where I want to combine an overall sample and
with a local-area oversample, so this is helpful.

Michael

Stas Kolenikov wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:45 PM, G. Dai <dgecon@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>> hi Jason, the weighting strategy you proposed might not be appropriate.
>> The function of weight is to represent the population and to satisfy the
>> need of sampling method adjusting.
>>
>
>
> On weights in principle:
> http://www.citeulike.org/user/ctacmo/article/1036965
>
> On oversampling, including combinations of different frames:
> http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=12-001-X200900211036&lang=eng
>
>

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Research Assistant Professor & NRSA Fellow
UB Department of Family Medicine / Primary Care Research Institute
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