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Panama 1997

Living Standards Survey

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Sample Size:4,945
Coverage:National
Domains:Urban/rural; regions (Panama City, Central, West, Indigenous areas, Areas of difficult access) 
Collection Dates:June - October
Panel: No
Executing Agency: Ministry of Planning and Economic Policies   
Access Policy: Available for free download
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 20032008 
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Documentation

File Name

Description and Format

Cuestionario de la Encuesta de Hogares (pn97hhq) 

The questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.

PDF (12 Kb)
Cover Page 8.5" x 14"
Cover Page PostScript 8.5"x14"
(not yet available)
 
PDF (473 Kb)
Questionnaire 8.5" x 14"
Questionnaire PostScript 8.5"x14"
(not yet available)
 
Información Básica (pn97bif)

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the general characteristics of the survey.

PDF (295 Kb)PostScript
(not yet available)
 
PDF (47 Kb) 
Zipped Anexos
Anexos PostScript
(not yet available)

 

Formulario de la Comunidad (pn97com) 

This questionnaire collects information on prices of food, drinks and tobacco in rural areas. It contains codes needed for the analyses.

PDF (13 Kb)
8.5" x 14"
PostScript 8.5"x14"
(not yet available)
Formulario de Precios Area Rural (pn97prc) 

This questionnaire was used to collect anthropometric information from all children less than 5 years old.

PDF (11 Kb)
8.5" x 14"
PostScript 8.5"x14"
(not yet available)
Formulario de Peso y Talla (pn97ant) 
PDF (11 Kb)
8.5" x 14"
PostScript 8.5"x14"
(not yet available)
Diccionarios de Variables
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This document lists all variable names by type (numerical, character, etc.), position, length and possible values. The variable names can be matched to the section of the questionnaire in which they appear.

Excel (329 Kb)
Zipped Excel

Nota sobre el Agregado de Consumo 

Description of the Construction of Expenditure Aggregates: This document details how the expenditure aggregate was constructed.

PDF (34 Kb)
Spanish
PostScript
(not yet available)
PDF (35 Kb)
English
PostScript
(not yet available)
Medición de Pobreza

Description of the Methodology of Poverty Measurement: This document details how to classify individuals as extreme poor, poor, or non-poor.

PDF (34 Kb)
Spanish
PDF (12 Kb)
Figures 3 & 4 
PostScript
(not yet available) 
PDF (35 Kb)
English
PDF (12 Kb)
Figures 3 & 4 
PostScript
(not yet available)
Manual del Encuestador 

The interviewer manual contains information on how the survey was implemented.  It provides the instructions for each question, codes for the variables, and information on common definitions.

PDF (1.8 MB)  Part 1PDF (1.8 MB)  Part 2
PDF (2.1 MB)  Part 3PDF (2.1 MB)  Part 4 
PDF (2.1 MB)  Part 5PDF (1.9 MB)  Part 6 
PDF (1.8 MB)  Part 7PDF (2.0 MB)  Part 8 
PDF (1.9 MB)  Part 9PDF (2.0 MB)  Part 10 



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