UH_HHWGT_1 is a 9-digit numeric variable with with two implied decimals. That is, 123456789 should be interpreted as 1234567.89. The IPUMS command files automatically make the necessary adjustment, so no further adjustment is needed.
Household weight - 1989-1993
Unicon Corporation made the following notes about this variable:
Used for tallying household characteristics. The final household weight equals the weight of the wife in a husband-wife household and it equals the weight of the reference person in all other households.
- All households.
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