ppiBRA2010: Poverty Probability Index (PPI) lookup table for Brazil

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Poverty Probability Index (PPI) lookup table for Brazil

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 10 columns and 101 rows:

score

PPI score

belowHalfWage

Below the half minimum wage line

belowQtrWage

Below the quarter minimum wage line

belowOneWage

Below the one minimum wage line

belowTwoWage

Below the two minimum wage line

extreme

USAID extreme poverty

ppp125

Below $1.25 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp250

Below $2.50 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp375

Below $3.75 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp500

Below $5.00 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

Source

https://www.povertyindex.org

Examples

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  # Access Brazil PPI table
  ppiBRA2010

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get the row of poverty
  # probabilities from PPI table it corresponds to
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiBRA2010[ppiBRA2010$score == ppiScore, ]

  # Use subset() function to get the row of poverty probabilities corresponding
  # to specific PPI score
  ppiScore <- 50
  subset(ppiBRA2010, score == ppiScore)

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get a poverty probability
  # based on a specific poverty definition. In this example, the USAID
  # extreme poverty definition
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiBRA2010[ppiBRA2010$score == ppiScore, "extreme"]

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