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Panama 2003

Living Standards Survey

 

 

 

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Sample Size:8,000
Coverage:National
Domains:Urban/rural; Panama City; Rest of Panama District; San Miguelito; West Panama; East Panama; Colon; Cocle; Herrera; Los Santos; Veraguas; Bocas del Toro; Chiriqui; Darien; Indigenous Area 
Collection Dates:August - November
Panel: No
Executing Agency: Ministry of Economy and Finance
Access Policy: Available for free download
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 19972008 
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Documentation

File Name

Description and Format

Cuestionario de la Encuesta de Hogares 

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

PDF (326 Kb)

Información Básica 

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

PDF (1.4 MB)

Informe del Mapa de Pobreza de Panamá, Año 2003

Report on the combination of the information from the ENV 2003 with census information to have more disaggregated data on poverty in the country.  More information on the Poverty Map can be found at the Ministry of Economy and Financeweb site.

PDF (8.1 MB)

Formulario de la Comunidad 

This questionnaire contains the information collected at the community level that can be used in conjunction with the household level data. It contains codes and skip patterns.

PDF (119 Kb)

Formulario de Precios Área Rural e Indígena 

This questionnaire collects information on prices of food, drinks and personal items in rural and indigenous areas.

PDF (18 Kb)

Formulario de Equivalencias 

This questionnaire was used to collect information on non-standard units of measure and their equivalent amounts in known units of measure.

PDF (10 Kb)

El Agregado de Consumo 

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

PDF (217 Kb)

El Agregado de Ingreso

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

PDF (199 Kb)

Medición de la Pobreza

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

PDF (273 Kb)

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.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (3.2 MB)

Manual del Supervisor 

The supervisor is the person who is responsible for directing the work of the interviewers.  This manual provides instructions on how to supervise the interviewers as well as perform the other tasks that the supervisor performs.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (570 Kb)

Manual de la Comunidad 

The community questionnaire manual provides information on how the survey was implemented.  It includes the objectives of the questionnaire and basic concepts.

PDF (237 Kb)

Manual del Monitor 

The monitor is another level of supervision of the survey process.  The manual provides details on the tasks and workload of those who monitor the supervisors and interviewers.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (95 Kb)

Manual del Coordinador 

The coordinator is in charge of organizing the field work.  The manual provides details on the tasks and workload of the coordinator.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (212 Kb)
Manual de Cartografía 

Cartography is the process of representing graphically the areas in which the survey is administered.  The maps tht are prepared are used to ensure the sample is distributed correctly throughout the country.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (5.0 MB)

Manual del Digitación 

This manual details the method used to key enter the data collected in the field.  All of the manuals provide valuable informatin on the techniques used to implement the survey.

PDF (1.6 MB)
Additional Instructions to Interviewers 

During the course of implementing the survey, clarifications were needed in some of the questions and sections.  These clarifications were provided to all interviewers.

PDF (85 Kb)

Codebooks 

Data dictionaries of the variables in each of the files with labels and explanations.

 

PDF (1.6 MB)
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