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Nicaragua 2001

Encuesta Nacional de Hogares sobre Medición de Nivel de Vida (EMNV)



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Sample Size:4,676
Domains:Urban/rural; regions (Managua, Pacific, Central, Atlantic)
Collection Dates:May-June
Panel:Yes with 1998-99 and 2005
Executing Agency:National Institute for Development Information 
Access Policy:Available for free download
Other LSMS surveys for this country:19931998-992005














File Name

Description and Format

Household Questionnaire (bolhogar)

The household questionnaire contains information collected at the household level (housing, expenditures, household enterprises and self-employment, agricultural activities, and credit and savings) and information collected at the individual level (demographics, education, health, fertility and maternal health, economic activity, and time use).  The questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.

PDF (358 Kb)

Anthropometric Questionnaire (bolantro)

Anthropometric information (height and weight) was collected for household members aged 5 years and younger.

PDF (11 Kb)

Price Questionnaire (bolprecios)

Collects price information at the community level in rural areas and at the municipio level in urban areas on goods included in the basic consumer basic.  It includes 32 food products and 18 non-food items.

PDF (14 Kb)

Manual de Instrucciones del Encuestador (manenc)

This document starts with a description of the scope and the objectives of the survey but concentrates on the execution of the study itself: the responsibilities of the survey team members, the time frame of the assigned tasks, interviewing techniques, basic concepts and definitions, objectives of each section and who to interview for each section, how to obtain the required information and fill out the questionnaire.

PDF (513 Kb)

Manual del Supervisor

This manual provides the structure for the field work and the activities to be performed by the supervisors of the interview teams.

PDF (86 Kb)

Manual de Crítica

This manual contains the definitions and concepts to be used in the review, codification and conversion of information contained in the questionnaires.

PDF (486 Kb)

Manual Módulo Antropometría

This manual contains instructions on how the children were to be weighed and measured.

PDF (74 Kb)

Manual del Digitador de Datos

This manual contains the norms, instructions and procedures for the key entry of the data.

PDF (86 Kb)

Manual del Usuario de la Base de Datos

This manual provides information on how to use the data base.

PDF (113 Kb)

Codebook, 2001 LSMS

This document lists all variable names by type (numerical, character, etc.), position, length and possible values. 

PDF (639 Kb)

Codes used in the survey
PDF (29 Kb)
Training Courses
PDF (50 Kb)
Industrial Codes
PDF (38 Kb)
Occupation Codes
PDF (120 Kb)
Agricultural Codes
PDF (19 Kb)
Department & Municipio Codes
PDF (10 Kb)
Country Codes
Miscellaneous Documents
PDF (39 Kb)
Ficha Tecnica
PDF (29 Kb)
Conceptos y Definiciones Basicos
PDF (18 Kb)
Acerca de la Calidad de los Datos
PDF (10 Kb)
Use of Expansion Factors

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