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Re: st: mi Impute with survey data

From   Fernando Rios Avila <>
Subject   Re: st: mi Impute with survey data
Date   Thu, 3 May 2012 10:30:04 -0400

Thanks a lot for the answer. I ll see how this strategy works with my data.

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Stas Kolenikov <> wrote:
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Fernando Rios Avila <> wrote:
>> I ve been reviewing the information available respect to Multiple
>> imputation from the Stata manual 12, and one of the first
>> recommendations when building the model for the imputation is to
>> include the survey structure in the modeling, with information such as
>> Weights, strata and clusters. However, i dont seem to find any other
>> reference in the -mi impute- section that explains how to include
>> strata in the modeling.
>> What should be the correct way to include strata in the imputation model?
> Put strata dummies into every equation. Note that by using the
> imputation model that uses information across strata, you lose the
> great advantage of stratified samples, namely, that the estimates
> based on different strata are independent. Hence, the -strata()-
> option of -svyset- is no longer appropriate.
> My understanding is that the interplay of multiple imputation and
> thorough design-based survey statistics is still underdeveloped. I am
> trying to keep an eye on both, but haven't seen anything decent since
> Shao & Sitter (1996,
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