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Survey on Living with Chronic Diseases in Canada (SLCDC) - 2009

Date: March 2012

To: Data Users of the Survey on Living with Chronic Diseases in Canada 2009 data

Subject: Incorrect bootstrap weight files

Product(s) affected: Bootstrap weight files for both arthritis and hypertension components

Year(s) affected: 2009

Description of the problem(s): The bootstrap weight files contained errors, resulting in erroneous variance estimates. The erroneous variance estimates were higher than they should have been. The errors occurred because an incorrect input file was used in the creation of the bootstrap weight files.

Suggested correction(s): Please use the corrected bootstrap weight files provided.

Correction Steps: N/A

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Health Statistics Division
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