How to build a Coping Strategies Index

We don't think you can cope without knowing how to construct WFP's Coping Strategy Index (CSI)....  so we've created this tutorial showing you all the steps :) 

This video shows the Reduced Coping Strategy Index being built in SPSS.  Enjoy!

The Reduced Coping Strategy Index (CSI) measures food insecurity by considering the activities undertaken by households to manage food shortages.

Related Resources
CSI syntax used in tutorial
CSI training slides (Bangkok 2009 workshop)
CSI Field Methods Manual (WFP, 2008)