ppiEGY2010: ppiEGY2010

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Poverty Probability Index (PPI) lookup table for Egypt

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 8 columns and 101 rows:

score

PPI score

nu100

National upper poverty line (100%)

nl100

National lower poverty line (100%)

nlFood

Food poverty 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)

Source

www.povertyindex.org

Examples

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  # Access Egypt PPI table
  ppiEGY2010

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get the row of poverty
  # probabilities from PPI table it corresponds to
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiEGY2010[ppiEGY2010$score == ppiScore, ]

  # Use subset() function to get the row of poverty probabilities corresponding
  # to specific PPI score
  ppiScore <- 50
  subset(ppiEGY2010, 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
  ppiEGY2010[ppiEGY2010$score == ppiScore, "extreme"]

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