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Re: st: SVY set question


From   Rajaram Subramanian Potty <rajara999@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: SVY set question
Date   Wed, 20 Oct 2010 09:40:26 +0530

Thanks for the suggestions.

RAM

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:31 PM, Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> Rajaram Subramanian Potty-
>
> There is no single solution. The same study might require several,
> depending on whether the singleton strata occur by design or because
> there are PSUs without subpopulation members or with no observations
> on some study variables. See
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-07/msg00245.html, See also
> sections 5.3 & 5.4 of E Korn and G Graubard, Analysis of Health
> Surveys, Wiley, NY 1999. I wasn't aware of -idonepsu- (Thanks, Joao!),
> but it would not be a first choice.
>
> Steve
>
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> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Joao Ricardo F. Lima
> <jricardofl@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Rajaram,
>>
>> one option is use the user-written - idonepsu-. You can download it -
>> findit idonepsu-.
>>
>> From the help
>>
>> Description
>> -----------
>>
>> idonepsu identifies strata that have only one PSU and, optionally,
>> merges them into the largest strata.  This command should be used
>> with caution as the appropriate merge of strata depends on the
>> sample design.  This utility is intended for persons doing large
>> secondary data analysis where they are uncertain of the sampling
>> strategy and are, therefore, unable to identify the appropriate
>> strata in which to merge.  The merge is done in accord with
>> the method suggested by the STATA 7 manual.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Joao Lima
>>
>> 2010/10/19 Rajaram Subramanian Potty <rajara999@gmail.com>:
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> After the survey set, what is the solution if one will get the following
>>> Note: missing test statistics because of stratum with single sampling unit.
>>>
>>> Thanks and regards,
>>>
>>> RAM
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