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longitudinal or cross-sectional weights

Added by Stefanie Jane over 5 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

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Closed
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Normal
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Category:
Weights
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Start date:
03/14/2015
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100%

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If looking at data from wave 1 and wave 4 with the intention of comparing jbstat frequencies (only for respondents who have valid data for the variable at both waves)should the longitudinal wave 4 weight be used for the analysis of both waves or should each wave's cross-sectional weight be used? Thanks

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#1 Updated by Redmine Admin over 5 years ago

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Generally speaking ...Cross-sectional weights can be used to look at changes in the population at large, while longitudinal weights should be used for analysis of change in individual circumstances across waves.
On behalf of the team,
Jakob

#2 Updated by Redmine Admin over 5 years ago

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