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Re: st: bootstrap weights


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: bootstrap weights
Date   Sat, 26 Nov 2011 13:36:21 -0600

It depends on the design. If they took independent samples each year,
then defining the four strata corresponding to years is appropriate.
If it was a longitudinal study, and the same households were followed
up, then you should leave your design as is.

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Stefano Verde <verdes@tcd.ie> wrote:
> Dear Stas and Com,
>
> thank you very much for your help.
>
> I'll try and see what the national statistics office can do..
>
> By the way, as the data I use is the collection of the last 4 editions
> of the national household survey (i.e. data from the same survey, of 4
> different years, are stacked together), perhaps I should at least
> define 4 strata that correspond to the different survey years. Is that
> right?
>
> Thanks a million.
> Best wishes,
> Stefano
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