[R] Handling complex sampling designs in R

David Kaplan dkaplan at education.wisc.edu
Sun Oct 19 23:33:08 CEST 2008

This looks fantastic.  Thanks!


David Kaplan, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Educational Sciences, Room, 1061
1025 W. Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53706

email: dkaplan at education.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-0836

Tobias Verbeke wrote:
> Dear professor Kaplan,
>> I typically need to analyze data from large scale surveys obtained 
>> under complex sampling designs and where sampling weights are 
>> provided.  I suspect that weights can be handled for some, but not 
>> all, packages.  Can someone point me to information about which 
>> packages can incorporate sampling weights?
> The most feature-rich package to analyze data originating
> from complex sampling designs is the survey package
> by Thomas Lumley.
> A feature list (as well as a wide assortment of package
> documentation) can be found at
> http://faculty.washington.edu/tlumley/survey/
> The package itself can be installed from CRAN
> install.packages("survey")
> Kind regards,
> Tobias Verbeke

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