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Viet Nam 1997-98

Living Standards Survey

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Sample Size:5,994
Coverage:National
Domains:Urban/rural; Regions (Hanoi, Other cities, Other urban areas, Northern Nountains, Red River Delta, North Central, Central Coast, Central Highlands, Southeast, Mekong Delta)
Collection Dates:December 1997 - December 1998
Panel: Yes, with 1991-92 (partial)
Executing Agency:

General Statistical Office

Access Policy: Information on how to obtain the data
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 1992-93
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Documentation

File Name

Description and Format

Basic Information Document

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the 1997/98 VNLSS. This document describes in detail how the 1997/98 survey differs from the 1992/93 survey.  It also discusses the data files and constructed variables.

PDF (370 Kb)

Household Questionnaire (VIE01)

This questionnaire is an essential tool for using the 1997/98 VNLSS data sets. It collects household level information as well as information about each household member. In addition to the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.

PDF (1.8 MB)
Part A
PDF (1.9 MB)
Part B
PDF (2.0 MB)
Part C
PDF (1.8 MB) 
Part D
 
PDF (1.1 MB)
Part E
Community Questionnaire (VIE10)

This questionnaire is also another essential tool for using the 1997/98 VNLSS data sets. It was used to collect community level information such as demographic information of the community, economy and infrastructure, health and education.

PDF (1.1 MB)

School Questionnaire (VIE12)

This questionnaire was used to collect information about all schools within the two villages selected within a commune.

PDF (163 Kb)

Commune Health Center Questionnaire (VIE11)

This questionnaire was used to collect information about the  health center located in the commune.

PDF (110 Kb)

Price Questionnaire (VIE13)

This questionnaire is also another essential tool for using the 1997/98 VNLSS data sets. It was used to collect information about the quality and prices of various food and non-food items in each community.

PDF (150 Kb)

Interviewers' Instruction Manual (manualint)

This document contains detailed information and interviewing procedures to be followed by the interviewers who collected information for the 1997/98 VNLSS. It also discusses the objective, methodology and organization of VNLSS 1997/98.

PDF (260 Kb)

Supervisors' Instruction Manual (mansuper)

This document contains detailed information and interviewing procedures to be followed by the supervisors in the 1997/98 VNLSS. It also discusses the objective, methodology and organization of VNLSS 1997/98 as well as the role and specific duties of each supervisor during the survey period.

PDF (149 Kb)

Manual for Commune, School and Commune Health Center Questionnaires(xa)

This manual gives the details on how the supplemental questionnaires were to be implemented.

PDF (83 KB)

Supplementary Instructions to Survey Teams (subject-matter)

These instructions were provided to interview teams during the implementation of the survey to clarify problems and provide additional information.

PDF (29 KB)

Sample Design   (VIE14)  

This document contains information about the sample design such as sample size, sample allocation between domains, sampling units and sampling frames for the 1997/98 VNLSS.

PDF (790 Kb)

Household Survey Data Dictionary          (hhdict) 

This document contains information on the variables in all of the data sets.  The variable labels are available only in Vietnamese.

PDF (48 KB)

Commune, School, Health Clinic, and Price Survey Data Dictionary
(comdict)

This document contains information on the variables in all of the data sets.  The variable labels are available only in Vietnamese.

PDF (19 KB)

Means Tables (means) 

Means Tables: This document contains means, standard deviations, minimum and maximum values, and the number of observations for each variable in each file in the 1997/98 VNLSS survey.

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