ppiKEN2011: ppiKEN2011

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Poverty Probability Index (PPI) lookup table for Kenya

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 11 columns and 101 rows:

score

PPI score

nlFood

Food poverty line

nl100

National poverty line (100%)

nl150

National poverty line (150%)

extreme

USAID extreme poverty

ppp125

Below $1.25 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp250

Below $2.50 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp400

Below $4.00 per day purchasing power parity (2005)

ppp844

Below $8.44 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 Kenya PPI table
  ppiKEN2011

  # Given a specific PPI score (from 0 - 100), get the row of poverty
  # probabilities from PPI table it corresponds to
  ppiScore <- 50
  ppiKEN2011[ppiKEN2011$score == ppiScore, ]

  # Use subset() function to get the row of poverty probabilities corresponding
  # to specific PPI score
  ppiScore <- 50
  subset(ppiKEN2011, 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
  ppiKEN2011[ppiKEN2011$score == ppiScore, "extreme"]

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