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IPFWEIGHT: Stata module to create adjustment weights for surveys

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  • Michael Bergmann

    () (Universitat Mannheim)

Abstract

ipfweight performs a stepwise adjustment (known as iterative proportional fitting or raking) of survey sampling weights to achieve known population margins. The iterative process is repeated until the difference between the sample margins and the known population margins is smaller than a specified tolerance value or the specified maximum number of iterations is obtained. Additionally, thresholds for maximum and minimum weighting factors can be specified as well as a simple replacement of missing values.

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  • Michael Bergmann, 2011. "IPFWEIGHT: Stata module to create adjustment weights for surveys," Statistical Software Components S457353, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457353
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install ipfweight". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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    sampling weights; proportional fitting; raking;

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