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SCHOUMAKER Bruno <bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be> |

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

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:24:50 +0200 |

*** in summary

New weight : NW=v005*CSW Use pweights in the analyses (weights will be normalized by Stata). Hope this helps Bruno Le 12/07/2010 23:11, Stas Kolenikov a écrit :

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 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use***From:*Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>

**Re: st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use***From:*Ana Gabriela Guerrero Serdan <ag_guerreroserdan@yahoo.com>

**Re: st: combining DHS surveys: what weights to use***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

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