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Afrobarometer Round 5: The Quality of Democracy and Governance in Mozambique, 2012 (ICPSR 35558)

Principal Investigator(s): Gyimah-Boadi, E., Ghana Center for Democratic Development; Bratton, Michael, Michigan State University; Mattes, Robert, Institute for Democracy in South Africa; Logan, Carolyn, Michigan State University; Dulani, Boniface, University of Malawi

Summary:

The Afrobarometer is a comparative series of public attitude surveys that collects and disseminates data regarding Africans' views on democracy, governance, the economy, civil society, and related issues. The data is collected from nationally representative samples in face-to-face interviews in the language of the respondent's choice. Standard topics for the Afrobarometer include attitudes toward and evaluations of democracy, governance and economic conditions, political participation, national identify, and social capital. In addition, Round 5 surveys included special modules on taxation; gender issues; crime, conflict and insecurity; globalization; and social service delivery. The surveys also collect a large set of socio-demographic indicators such as age, gender, education level, poverty level, language and ethnicity, and religious affiliation, as well as political party affiliation. Afrobarometer Round 5 surveys were implemented in 35 countries. This particular data collection was concerned with the attitudes and opinions of the citizens of Mozambique, and also includes a number of "country-specific questions" designed specifically for the Mozambique survey.

Series: Afrobarometer Survey Series

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Gyimah-Boadi, E., Michael Bratton, Robert Mattes, Carolyn Logan, and Boniface Dulani. Afrobarometer Round 5: The Quality of Democracy and Governance in Mozambique, 2012. ICPSR35558-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2015-08-11. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35558.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35558.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
  • Department for International Development (United Kingdom)
  • Mo Ibrahim Foundation
  • World Bank
  • United States Agency for International Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    African studies, corruption, democracy, economic conditions, gender, government, government performance, information sources, legislatures, living conditions, local government, national interests, police, political attitudes, political participation, presidency, presidential performance, public confidence, public opinion, quality of life, social attitudes, social services, standard of living, taxes, trust in government

Smallest Geographic Unit:    Region

Geographic Coverage:    Africa, Global, Mozambique

Time Period:   

  • 2012-11-17--2012-12-09

Date of Collection:   

  • 2012-11-17--2012-12-09

Unit of Observation:    Individual

Universe:    Citizens of Mozambique aged 18 years or older.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Additional information about the Afrobarometer Survey can be found at the Afrobarometer Web site.

Methodology

Study Purpose:    To gauge, analyze, and compare the social, political, and economic atmospheres in African countries.

Sample:    The Afrobarometer uses a clustered, stratified, multi-stage, area probability sample design. The sample is designed as a representative cross-section of all citizens of voting age in a given country. The goal is to give every adult citizen an equal and known chance of selection for interview. This objective is reached by (a) strictly applying random selection methods at every stage of sampling and by (b) applying sampling with probability proportionate to population size wherever possible. A randomly selected sample of 1,200 cases allows inferences to national adult populations with a margin of sampling error of no more than plus or minus 3 percent with a confidence level of 95 percent. If the sample size is increased to 2,400, the confidence interval shrinks to plus or minus 2 percent.

Time Method:    Cross-sectional

Weight:    The data are not weighted, however, this collection contains the weight variable WITHINWT that should be used in any analysis. This weight was created to account for individual selection probabilities.

Mode of Data Collection:    face-to-face interview, paper and pencil interview (PAPI)

Response Rates:    72.2 Percent

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Created online analysis version with question text.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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Original ICPSR Release:   2015-08-11

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