[R] large survey data set
rpietro at duke.edu
Fri Jun 28 23:46:50 CEST 2002
Stata can handle survey data using the "svy" set of commands. The complete
documentation including how weights are calculated can be found in the
Stata Reference Manual [Su-Z], p 27-101
On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:owner-r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch] On
> > Behalf Of Andrew Perrin
> > Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 10:43 AM
> > To: Thomas Lumley
> > Cc: rpietro at duke.edu; R-help Digest
> > Subject: Re: [R] large survey data set
> > This is interesting and a bit disturbing. I've been using the weights=
> > syntax to assign a case-weighting system in a survey dataset as well.
> > you send me somewhere for documentation of the differences?
> The original poster had mentioned being a Stata user I believe. Stata
> is a package that I had reviewed at one time based upon some prior
> I just recalled that Stata has both product related and general
> statistics books available on their web site.
> The following URL:
> has links for several texts on survey and panel data and may be of help
> to you.
> You may wish to see if your main or departmental library has copies to
> facilitate a review of the content.
> Regards and HTH.
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