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general population sample

Added by peter tammes almost 6 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

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Closed
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Normal
Category:
Weights
Target version:
Start date:
03/28/2014
Due date:
% Done:

100%

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Dear sir /madam,
We would like to use only the General Population Comparison sample. Which of the weight variables should we use in our analysis?
Thank you
Peter

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#1 Updated by peter tammes almost 6 years ago

Dear sir /madam,
We would like to use only the General Population sample. Which of the weight variables should we use in our analysis?
Thank you
Peter

#2 Updated by Olena Kaminska almost 6 years ago

Peter,

If you are interested in extra 5 minutes questions for general population only - please use extra 5 minutes weight. Please do not exclude any of ethnic groups from this sample - it represents them as they are found in general population.

If you are interested in general population - use any weight provided. There are very few situations where one would specifically want to use general population sample without ethnic boost - if you think your situation is such - please explain. We usually discourage such use and do not provide such weights, but it is possible to recreate them from existing weights.

Best,
Olena

#3 Updated by Redmine Admin almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#4 Updated by Gundi Knies about 4 years ago

  • Category set to Weights
  • Assignee set to Olena Kaminska
  • Target version set to X M

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