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Summary of results

Ghana Round 4 summary of results

Summary of results for the Afrobarometer Round 4 survey in Ghana in 2008
2 Jan 2015 Ghana
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The Round 4 Afrobarometer survey in Ghana was conducted between March 2 and 21st, 2008. Forty−five  (45) Interviewers, nine (9) Field Supervisors and six (6) Field Coordinators conducted the fieldwork using face‐to‐face interviews.  The interviews were conducted in  English and five major languages  (i.e.  Akan,  Ewe, Ga/Dangbe, Dagbani and Hausa) spoken by most nationals. Fieldwork was conducted by Practical  Sampling International (PSI) of Nigeria. The sample was drawn by taking the smallest geographic units,  Census  Enumeration  Areas  (EA’s)  and stratifying all  EA’s across the country into separate lists according to the region and urban/ rural status. 150 EA’s were then randomly selected from these lists with the probability proportionate to its size in the overall population as represented in the  2000  census. This ensured that every adult had an equal and known chance of being selected. Eight households were then randomly selected within each EA, and a  respondent 18 years of age or older were randomly selected from each household. The gender of respondents was alternated during the interviews to ensure an equal gender quota.  In all, 1,200 Ghanaians were interviewed. A sample of this size is sufficient to yield an overall margin of error of approximately ± 3 percent at a confidence level of 95 percent.