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RECWGHT inflated to national population


INFLTWT is a 16-digit numeric variable.


INFLTWT is the sample weight to inflate the recommended weight RECWGHT, to national population. The ATUS original weights inflated the size of the sample to the size of the CPS population. INFLTWT is used to reflect the actual sample size in addition to the useful inflated weights.

Users may see RECWGHT and XTIMEWT for more information.


This variable is comparable across years.


  • All persons


  • 1965, 1975, 1985, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2003-2012


This variable has no flags.