To collapse (I)IPUMS from international census files, is the correct weighting for PERWT STATA's pweights?


#1

Dear all,

To collapse (I)IPUMS from international census files, is the correct weighting for PERWT STATA’s pweights?

Thank you in advance for your timee!!


#2

In general, you will want to use the probability weight (pweight). However, fweight may also be used to generate simple counts and frequencies. This Stata documentation on the collapse command may be useful.