National Long-Term Care Survey

Weights Memos

The following weights memos are available by Survey wave.

1982 Cross Sectional and First Stage Ratio

1984 Cross Sectional

1989 Cross Sectional

1982 - 1989 Cross-Sectional and Transitional Weights Statements (pertains to the Analytic File)

1994 Cross Sectional

1999 Cross Sectional

2004 Cross Sectional Weights

2004 Base Weights

NLTCS Weights Guide Lists all Census Bureau and Duke University weights, 1982 - 2004. Compares weighted population derived from NLTCS weights with current Census estimates. Also provides data alerts and notes where applicable.

2004 Second Stage Population Controls Discussion of the independent estimates used to create the second stage factors for the Census Bureauís 2004 NLTCS screener and detail weight.

1982-2004 Base Weight Groups A list of all base weights for each survey year.