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Trimming Student Replicate Weights

The replicate weights adjusted for student nonresponse were trimmed using the trimming factor that was computed for the final student weight. Given STU_TRIMjk as the final student trimming factor for student k in jurisdiction j, the replicate r weights adjusted for student nonresponse were trimmed as


where STUAWGTjsk (r) represents the rth replicate nonresponse-adjusted student base weight and FSTUWGTjsk (r) represents the rth replicate final weight for student k in school s in jurisdiction j.

Last updated 31 October 2008 (LH)

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