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Ghana 1987/88

Living Standards Survey

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Sample Size: 3,200
Coverage: National
Domains: Urban/rural; Ecological Zones (Coastal, Forest,
 Savannah)
Collection Dates: September 1987 - August 1988
Panel:  No
Executing Agency:  Ghana Statistical Service
Access Policy:  Information on how to obtain the data
Other LSMS surveys for this country:  1988/891991/921998/99
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Documentation

File Name

Description and Format

Basic Information

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the general characteristics of the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys. It also discusses the data files and constructed variables. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (878 Kb) English 

 

Household Questionnaire

This questionnaire is an essential tool for using the 1987/88 as well as 1988/89 GLSS data sets. In addition to the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (1.6 Mb) Part A EnglishPDF (2.0 Mb) Part B English
PDF (339 Kb) Sections 15 through 17 English

Zipped (3.1 Mb) Whole document English

  

Community Questionnaire

This document contains the community questionnaire used to collect community level information. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (342 Kb) English

 

 

Price Questionnaire

This questionnaire is an essential tool to using the price data for the GLSS surveys. In addition to the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (89 Kb) English 

 

Means Tables 1987/88

This document contains means, standard deviations, minimum and maximum values, and the number of observations for each variable in each file in the GLSS 1987/88 survey.

PDF (2337 Kb) English

 

 

Preliminary Results

This document contains information on the preliminary survey results for the 1987/88 GLSS.

PDF (2084 Kb) English

 


Supervisor's Instruction Manual

This document contains the instructions to be followed by the survey supervisors. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

English:
PDF (2.5 Mb) Part A
 
PDF (2.1 Mb) Part B
PDF (2.4 Mb) Part C

PDF (2.3 Mb) Part D

Zipped (8.8 Mb) Whole document

 

 

Data Entry Operator's Instruction Manual

This document contains detailed information to the data entry operators. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (1586) English

 

 

Interviewer's Instruction Manual

This document contains detailed information to the interviewers. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

English:
PDF (3.3 Mb) Part A
 
PDF (3.8 Mb) Part B
PDF (3.1 Mb) Part C

PDF (3.6 Mb) Part D

PDF (3.1 Mb) Part E

PDF (2.8 Mb) Part F

PDF (3.4 Mb) Part G

PDF (2.7 Mb) Part H

PDF (470 Kb) Part I

 

Anthropometrists's Instruction Manual

This document contains additional instructions for anthropometrists, supervisors, interviewers and data entry personnel. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (1437 Kb) English

 

 

Additional InstructionsThe document contains additional instructions for various of the other manuals described above. Be sure to read through this entire document. This document is common to both the 1987/88 and 1988/89 GLSS surveys.

PDF (309 Kb) English

 




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