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HQWEIGHT_LAGOS
Household weight (Lagos)

This variable is a 17-digit variable with decimal points.  All cases that are missing or NIU (not in universe) are coded as zero.

Description

HQWEIGHT_LAGOS is an inverse probability weight that is representative at the region level for households, and should be used in analyses of all household questionnaire variables for estimates of Lagos. HQWEIGHT_LAGOS controls for household and female non-response, but because there are multiple people in one household, analyses should be restricted to one person per household, using LINENO. Most simply, analyses can be restricted to persons with LINENO equal to 1. This restriction yields one result per household and thus appropriately gives equal weight to households with one member and households with many members.

HQWEIGHT_LAGOS represents the probability of selecting the household in the sampling area (CLUSTERNG). This variable is specific to households within Lagos in Nigeria.

For more details on how HQWEIGHT_LAGOS was calculated, please see the Nigeria Weighting Memo from the PMA2020 team.

For all persons not living in Lagos, the value of HQWEIGHT_LAGOS is zero. To identify persons and households in Lagos, see GEONG.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • Persons living in Lagos.

Availability

  • Nigeria: 2014-2018