[R] large survey data set

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Thu Jun 27 18:54:03 CEST 2002

On Thu, 27 Jun 2002 rpietro at duke.edu wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Hello,
> I am analyzing a weighted, stratified, clustered survey data set
> with approximately 1 million observations and 50 variables.
> I am new to R (I'm a Stata user), and so far
> couldn't find any documentation on how to handle survey data. In
> other words, is there a specific package to handle a combination of
> weigths, clusters and strata. I am also struggling to
> handle such a large data set. Any suggestions and/or references regarding
> these two issues would be greatly appreciated.

I don't think there is such a package. Most of the R functions that handle
weights do variance weighting rather than probability weighting.


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