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Are fertility and mortality data files census samples?

I need to know if the fertility and mortality data files are census samples or the complete file in order to know if I need to weight the results.

 
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Jeff Bloem

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The IPUMS International Fertility, Mortality, and Migration Records are all still census samples and therefore the sampling design should be accounted for with the appropriate sampling weight.

 

Nov 16, 2017 - 10:34 AM

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