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To collapse (I)IPUMS from international census files, is the correct weighting for PERWT STATA's pweights?

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To collapse (I)IPUMS from international census files, is the correct weighting for PERWT STATA's pweights?


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In general, you will want to use the probability weight (pweight). However, fweight may also be used to generate simple counts and frequencies. This Stata documentation on the collapse command may be useful.

 

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