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Title Weighting Strategy for Understanding Society
Year 2010
Access date 29.01.2013

This paper outlines the strategy for the development and provision of analysis weights for  Understanding Society. The strategy is placed within the context of a number of practical and statistical issues that arise when a  survey has such a complex design involving multiple waves, samples, instruments and  analysis bases. A fundamental issue considered is for which data subsets weights should be produced, where a subset may be defined by a combination of waves, instruments and samples. Secondary issues concern the auxiliary data for non-response  adjustment and post-stratification, the modelling methods, and the subsequent weight calculation methods. There are also important considerations relating to documentation, access and user support. 

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Understanding Society Homepage (abstract) / (full text)

Year of publication2010
Bibliographic typeReports, seminars

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