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Re: st: Balancing survey data in Survey package

From   Nick Winter <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Balancing survey data in Survey package
Date   Fri, 28 Apr 2006 09:20:30 -0400

My -survwgt- program, part of the -svr- package on SSC, includes a program that does raking.

. ssc desc svr

will lead the way.

--Nick Winter

At 08:05 PM 4/27/2006, you wrote:

Thursday April 27, 2006

Good morning,

I'm a new user looking for help with the Survey package. I want to balance (also called raking) an Internet survey to make sample proportions (say for key demographics) agree with Census data. This is a very common practice that originated with Deming under the title iterative proportional fitting. I don't see anything that will do this, although I really did expect this very common procedure to be there. Any suggestions?


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