[R] Weighting and recodification

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Mon Dec 5 17:43:38 CET 2011

On Dec 5, 2011, at 10:19 AM, SilvaForever wrote:

> I have a question that is more statistical than r-specific
> I have to recode a variable into quartiles, and I have weighted  
> individuals.
> To calculate the quartiles that will serve me to recode the  
> variable, should
> I use the weight or not?

I would think that an affirmative answer should raise the follow-on  
question of "how", and an R-specific answer would be  `wtd.quantile`  
in the Hmisc package.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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