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Re: st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use
Date   Mon, 12 Jul 2010 16:11:19 -0500

I am not sure why you would want to do anything at all with your
weights. Can you explain what kind of modifications did you have in
mind?

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Ana Gabriela Guerrero Serdan
<ag_guerreroserdan@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I am working with DHS surveys for different countries at one point in time. I want to do regional analysis based on the surveys that I have (currently for 16 different countries).
>
> Does anyone has advice on how I should treat sample weights in this case, if I want to do simple descriptive statistics on the proportion of children that are undernourished or attending school?
>
> thanks,
> Gaby
>
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