finalwgt: Final basic monthly weight

Description

finalwgt is the sample weight that should be used for basic monthly tabulations involving those under the age of 16. See also basicwgt.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic All years
May All years
ORG All years
Variable creation
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* Final basic monthly weight
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gen finalwgt = .

if $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1998m1) <= $date {
        replace finalwgt = a_fnlwgt
    }
}

if $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1973m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1981m12) {
        replace finalwgt = wgtfnl / 100
    }
}
if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1976m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
        replace finalwgt = wgt / 100
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace finalwgt = pwsswgt
        * use Census 2000-based weights for 2000-2002
        if tm(2000m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2002m12) {
            replace finalwgt = nwsswgt
        }
    }
}

replace finalwgt = . if finalwgt < 0
lab var finalwgt "Final basic monthly weight"
notes finalwgt: Sum to civilian, non-institutional population in each month
notes finalwgt: 1973-1981 Unicon May: wgtfnl
notes finalwgt: 1976-1993 Unicon: wgt
notes finalwgt: 1994-present CPS: pwsswgt