ppiGHA2015_a: ppiGHA2015_a

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Poverty Probability Index (PPI) lookup table for Ghana using poverty definitions deflated with Ghana's CPI

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 13 columns and 101 rows:

score

PPI score

nlFood

Food poverty line

nl100

National poverty line (100%)

nl150

National poverty line (150%)

nl200

National poverty line (200%)

half100

Poorest half below 100% national

ppp125

Below $1.25 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp200

Below $2.00 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)

ppp190

Below $1.90 per day purchasing power parity (2011)

ppp310

Below $3.10 per day purchasing power parity (2011)

Source

www.povertyindex.org

Examples

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  # Access Ghana PPI table
  ppiGHA2015_a

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get the row of poverty
  # probabilities from PPI table it corresponds to
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiGHA2015_a[ppiGHA2015_a$score == ppiScore, ]

  # Use subset() function to get the row of poverty probabilities corresponding
  # to specific PPI score
  ppiScore <- 50
  subset(ppiGHA2015_a, score == ppiScore)

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get a poverty probability
  # based on a specific poverty definition. In this example, the national
  # poverty line definition
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiGHA2015_a[ppiGHA2015_a$score == ppiScore, "nl100"]

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