Nigeria Randomized Response Survey Experiment on Social Connections to Armed Groups

Description

This data set is a subset of the data from the randomized response technique survey experiment conducted in Nigeria to study civilian contact with armed groups. The survey was implemented by Blair (2014).

Usage

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Format

A data frame containing 2457 observations. The variables are:

  • Quesid: Survey ID of civilian respondent.

  • rr.q1: Randomized response survey item using the Forced Response Design asking the respondent whether they hold direct social connections with members of armed groups. 0 if no connection; 1 if connection.

  • cov.age: Age of the respondent.

  • cov.asset.index: The number of assets owned by the respondent from an index of nine assets including radio, T.V., motorbike, car, mobile phone, refrigerator, goat, chicken, and cow.

  • cov.married: Marital status. 0 if single; 1 if married.

  • cov.education: Education level of the respondent. 1 if no school; 2 if started primary school; 3 if finished primary school; 4 if started secondary school; 5 if finished secondary school; 6 if started polytechnic or college; 7 if finished polytechnic or college; 8 if started university; 9 if finished university; 10 if received graduate (masters or Ph.D) education.

  • cov.female: Gender. 0 if male; 1 if female.

  • civic: Whether or not the respondent is a member of a civic group in their communities, such as youth groups , women's groups, or community development committees.

Source

Blair, Graeme, Kosuke Imai and Yang-Yang Zhou. (2014) Replication data for: Design and Analysis of the Randomized Response Technique.

References

Blair, G. (2014). "Why do civilians hold bargaining power in state revenue conflicts? Evidence from Nigeria."

Blair, Graeme, Kosuke Imai and Yang-Yang Zhou. (2014) "Design and Analysis of the Randomized Response Technique." Working Paper. Available at http://imai.princeton.edu/research/randresp.html.