Survey bootstrap and bootstrap weights
In this presentation, I will review the bootstrap for complex surveys with designs featuring stratification, clustering, and unequal probability weights. I will present the Stata module bsweights, which creates the bootstrap weights for designs specified through and supported by svy. I will also provide simple demonstrations highlighting the use of the procedure and its syntax. I will discuss various tuning parameters and their impact on the performance of the procedure, and I will give arguments for the bootstrap by the method of weights in nonsurvey settings.
|Date of creation:||29 Jul 2008|
|Date of revision:||28 Aug 2008|
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://stata.com/meeting/snasug08/|
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