UH_HHWGT_2 is a 11-digit numeric variable with with four implied decimals. That is, 12345678901 should be interpreted as 1234567.8901. The IPUMS command files automatically make the necessary adjustment, so no further adjustment is needed.
Household weight - 1994-2009
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.
These string values in the original data have been recoded as follows:
-1blank => -9999999999 : Missing
- All interviewed households.
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