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Biographical Data on Kenyan Elites, 1966-1967 (ICPSR 5804)

Principal Investigator(s): Hopkins, Raymond F.


This study contains biographical data on 313 Kenyan political elites in the period 1966-1967. Demographic variables provide information on age, religion, sex, ethnicity, education, family status, social class status, work experience, region or province of birth, party membership and position, and income. See the related collection, BIOGRAPHICAL DATA ON TANZANIAN ELITES, 1966-1967 (ICPSR 5805).

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Study Description


Hopkins, Raymond F. Biographical Data on Kenyan Elites, 1966-1967 . ICPSR05804-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-05-08. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05804.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05804.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    biographical data, leadership, national elites, political elites, social status, Kenya

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1966--1967

Date of Collection:   

  • 1966--1967

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Sample:    A total of 313 Kenyan political elites in the period 1966-1967.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

Version History:

  • 2009-05-08 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.



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