National Beneficiary Survey-General Waves Round 5 (Volume 1 of 3): Editing, Coding, Imputation, and Weighting Procedures
This report summarizes the editing, coding, imputation, and weighting procedures as well as the development of standard errors for Round 5 of the NBS–General Waves. It includes an overview of the variable naming, coding, and construction conventions used in the data files and accompanying codebooks; describes how the sampling weights were computed to the final post-stratified analysis weights for the representative beneficiary sample; outlines the procedures used to impute missing responses; and discusses procedures that should be used to estimate sampling variances for the NBS–General Waves.
National Beneficiary Survey
Social Security Administration