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Re: st: sampling weight

From   "JVerkuilen (Gmail)" <>
Subject   Re: st: sampling weight
Date   Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:15:07 -0400

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 2:49 AM, Lynn Lee <> wrote:

> Any suggestion to suggest which weight is better? Or, other types of weights
> may be better than population weights?

Do you have a few accurately observed variables such as the population
age and gender breakdown? If so you can often create
post-stratification weights (through a process called "raking") that
make your samples align with the associations observed in those

A quick -findit raking- turned up a program -ipfraking- written by
Stas Kolenikov and available from his website. Hopefully he'll chime
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