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Name
Label/Question

Reference number

Notes: A unique reference number assigned to each case by MSU.

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

Respondent number

Notes: A unique reference number for each case within a given country, assigned by the country survey team (note: there may be duplicate case numbers across countries).... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

Country

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

District/County/Province/Region

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

Identity

Question text - UGA: We have spoken to many Ugandans and they have all described themselves in different ways. Some people describe themselves in terms of their region, language, ethnic group, religion, or gender. Others desc... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

suppdemo/Support for democracy

Question text - GHA/MALI/ NIG/ TNZ/UGA: Which of these three statements is closest to your own opinion? A. Democracy is preferable to any other form of government. B. In certain situations, a non-democratic government can be ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

prevsyst/Rating of previous System

Question text - GHA/NIG: We are now going to discuss how much you like different kinds of government. I would like you to give marks out of ten. Let us say that the best government gets 10 out of 10 and the worst government gets ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

elecsyst/Rating of current government

Question text - GHA/MALI/NIG/TNZ: We are now going to discuss how much you like different kinds of government. I would like you to give marks out of ten. Let us say that the best government gets 10 out of 10 and the worst government ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

futsyst/Rating of future system

Question text - GHA/MALI/NIG/TNZ: We are now going to discuss how much you like different kinds of government. I would like you to give marks out of ten. Let us say that the best government gets 10 out of 10 and the worst government ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

oneprule/Reject one-party rule

Question text - UGA: There are many ways to govern a country. What do you think about the following options: We should have only one political party? Strongly disagree; Disagree; Agree; Strongly agr... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

tradrule/Reject traditional rule

Question text - UGA: There are many ways to govern a country. What do you think about the following options: We should go back to a traditional system of government by kings and chiefs? Strongly disagree; Disagree; ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

milirule/Reject military rule

Question text - UGA: There are many ways to govern a country. What do you think about the following options: The army should come in to govern the country? Strongly disagree; Disagree; Agree; Strong... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

presdeci/Reject presidential dictatorship

Question text - UGA: There are many ways to govern a country. What do you think about the following options: We should get rid of elections so that a strong leader can decide everything? Strongly disagree; Disagree; ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

exptrule/Reject government by experts

Question text - UGA: There are many ways to govern a country. What do you think about the following options: The most important decisions, for example on the economy, should be left to experts? Strongly disagree; Dis... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

extndemo/Extent of democracy

Question text - MALI/NIG/TNZ/UGA: In your opinion, how much of a democracy is [Mali] today? Not a democracy; Major problems, but still a democracy; Minor problems, but still a democracy; Full democracy; ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

satisdem/Satisfaction with democracy

Question text - UGA: Generally, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way democracy works in Uganda? Very dissatisfied; Somewhat dissatisfied; Somewhat satisfied; Very satisfied; Uganda is... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

votematt/Vote doesn't matter vs. vote matters

Question text - GHA/NIG/UGA: Please tell me which one you agree with most. Choose statement A or statement B. A. No matter who we vote for, things will not get any better in future. B. We can use our power as voters to choose... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

caresay/Careful what you say and do regarding politics

Question text - MALI/TNZ: Please say whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. There are no right or wrong answers. Just tell me what you think. In this country, you must be very careful of what you say or do with ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

donews/Response: shut newspapers

Question text - GHA/MALI/TNZ/NIG: What would you do if the government took any of the following actions: Shut down newspapers that criticized the government? Support the government; Nothing; Contact an electe... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

dojudges/Response: dismiss judges

Question text - GHA/MALI/TNZ/NIG: What would you do if the government took any of the following actions: Dismissed judges who ruled against the government?; Support the government; Nothing; Contact an elect... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

doelecs/Response: cancel elections and suspend parliament

Question text - GHA/MALI/TNZ/NIG: What would you do if the government took any of the following actions: Suspended the parliament [or National Assembly] and canceled the next elections? Support the government; Nothin... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

markpric/Market prices, variety vs. low prices, shortages

Question text - GHA/MALI/NIG/TNZ/UGA: Please choose whether you agree most with Statement A or B. A. It is better to have goods available in the market, even if the prices are high. B. It is better to have low prices, even if... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

schlfees/Free school/health, low quality vs. fees, high quality

Question text - GHA/MALI/NIG/TNZ/UGA Please choose whether you agree most with Statement A or B. A. It is better to have free schooling for our children, even if the quality of education is low. B. It is better to raise educat... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

csjobs/Civil servants keep jobs vs. retrench

Question text - GHA/MALI/NIG/TNZ/UGA: Please choose whether you agree most with Statement A or B. A. All civil servants should keep their jobs, even if paying their salaries is costly to the country. B. The government cannot ... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

privatiz/Government ownership vs. privitization

Question text - all countries: Here are several more pairs of statements. Please tell me whether you most agree with Statement A or Statement B. A. The government should retain ownership of its factories, businesses and farms... (view details)

Taken from: Compilation of Afrobarometer Round I Survey in 12 Countries: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, 1999-2001.

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