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Re: st: can the total sampling weights be applied to subsample analysis


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: can the total sampling weights be applied to subsample analysis
Date   Fri, 21 May 2010 12:01:58 -0500

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 11:32 AM,  <jl591164@albany.edu> wrote:
> My data provides a sampling weight to each id. But my study is based on a
> subsample of the data becasue i selected cases by two variables: age and
> type of placement. Can I still apply the whole sample weights to my
> subsample descriptive analysis? Thanks a lot.

You should use the compete sample with -svy, subpop()- option. See
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0153.

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Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name
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