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Re: st: Creating weights for direct standardization

From   Austin Nichols <>
Subject   Re: st: Creating weights for direct standardization
Date   Tue, 5 Mar 2013 10:22:35 -0500

Rebecca Kanter <>:
What command are you using?
Have you read pp 28-31 of [SVY] yet?

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Kanter, Rebecca <> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am trying to age-standardize my data (across four different survey time points) based on the direct standardization method (using the first survey year as a base).
> I am trying to figure out how to thus create the proper weights for the stdize command.
> Is it correct to create these weights based on summing (taking the total) of the survey (svy) weights for each year of age for the first survey year (and then apply them to the other survey years)?
> Thank you so much for your help and time; I really appreciate it!
> Cheers,
> Rebecca
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