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Social-Ecological Systems Meta-Analysis Database: Variables

Variable TypeOrdinal
Variable Component TypeLocal Resource User Group
Variable KindComponent
ThemeSocial capital (learn about themes)
ProjectsFiji fisheries
QuestionTo what extent do members of the community participate in community-level decisions?
Select Options1 Low, 2 Medium, 3 High
Unit
Role
Importance
Definition

This question is based on the survey question - If there is a decision to be made in your community, are you involved? - It aggregates respondent answers and codes groups as having low participation if less than a third of respondents indicate that they participate in community decisions, medium for values between 1/3 and 2/3 and high for values above 2/3.  This variable does record information about participation in decisions regarding resource use.  

Sectors

Theory Usages

TheoryValue Used

Component Usages

ComponentValue UsedExplanation
Community BHigh (3)73% of respondents indicated that they participate in community decision-making processes.
Community GHigh (3)95.8% of respondents indicate that the participate in community decision-making processes.
Community DHigh (3)100% of respondents indicate that they participate in community decisions.
Community EHigh (3)100% of respondents indicate that they participate in community resource use decisions.
Community HHigh (3)88.9% of respondents indicate that they are able to participate in community decision-making processes.
Community FHigh (3)82.5% of respondents indicate that they participate in community decision-making processes.
Community CHigh (3)83.9% of respondents indicate that they participate in community decision-making processes
Community AHigh (3)88% of respondents indicate that they can participate in resource use decisions.