cmpwgt: Composited final monthly weight

Description

cmpwgt is the final composited BLS sample weight, only available for ages 16 and above. See also basicwgt.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1998 - present
ORG 1998 - present
Variable creation
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* Composite basic monthly weight
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gen cmpwgt = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1998m1) <= $date {
        replace cmpwgt = pwcmpwgt
        * use Census 2000-based weights for 2000-2002
        if tm(2000m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2002m12) {
            replace cmpwgt = nwcmpwgt
        }
    }
    replace cmpwgt = . if cmpwgt < 0
    lab var cmpwgt "Composited final monthly weight"
}

notes cmpwgt: Available only 1998-present
notes cmpwgt: Sum to civilian, non-institutional population age > 16 in each month
notes cmpwgt: Use to replicate BLS statistics
notes cmpwgt: 1998-present CPS: pwcmpwgt