data.FAO_country1: Food insecurity data for a GWP country (Country1).

Description Arguments Author(s) Examples

Description

The dataset includes the FIES data (Food Insecurity Experience based Scale), sampling weights, and some demographic variables for a sample country (Country1). Data have been collected by the Gallup World Poll.

Arguments

WORRIED

FIES question n. 1. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you were worried you would run out of food because of lack of money or other resources?

HEALTHY

FIES question n. 2. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you were unable to eat healty and nutritious food because of lack of money or other resources?

FEWFOOD

FIES question n. 3. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you ate only few kinds of food because of lack of money or other resources?

SKIPPED

FIES question n. 4. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you had to skip a meal because of lack of money or other resources?

ATELESS

FIES question n. 5. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you ate less than you thought you should because of lack of money or other resources?

RUNOUT

FIES question n. 6. During the past 12 months, was there a time when your household ran out of food because of lack of money or other resources?

HUNGRY

FIES question n. 7. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you were hungry but did not eat because of lack of money or other resources?

WHLDAY

FIES question n. 8. During the past 12 months, was there a time when you went without eating for a whole day because of lack of money or other resources?

gender

Respondents' gender.

age

Respondents' age.

education

Respondents' education.

urbanrural

Respondents' area (urban or rural).

wt

Sampling weights.

Author(s)

Sara Viviani [email protected]

Examples

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## Not run: 
data(data.FAO_country1)
# Matrix of questionnaire data and weights (for the Rasch analysis)
XX.country1 = data.FAO_country1[,1:8]
wt.country1 = data.FAO_country1$wt

## End(Not run)

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