Additional weighting for education affects estimates from a National Health Interview Survey.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Abstract:

Background: National Health Interview Surveys are used to produce country-wide results for a substantial number of health indicators. However, if some educational groups are underrepresented in the sample, estimates may be biased. This study investigated the impact of the use of post-stratification weights that adjust for the population distribution by education on estimates from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013.Methods: For 25 health-related indicators that match the European Core Health Indicator shortlist, estimates were computed using two different sets of post-stratification we…

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