hhwgt: Household weight

Description

hhwgt is the sample weight to use for household tabulations.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1989 - present
ORG 1989 - present
Variable creation
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* Household weight
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capture rename hhwgt oldhhwgt
gen hhwgt = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1989m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
        replace hhwgt = oldhhwgt / 100
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace hhwgt = hwhhwgt / 10000
    }
}

lab var hhwgt "Household weight"
notes hhwgt: Household weight, based on head of household
notes hhwgt: 1989-1993: Unicon hhwgt
notes hhwgt: 1994-present: CPS hwhhwgt