This sample includes data from 316 children living in the Jewi, Pugnido and Teirkidi refugee camps in Gambela, Ethiopia. These data were collected as part of a baseline study funded by the UBS Optimus Foundation. On average, children were 5.5 years old.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 55% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of total IDELA scores
There was a large range in children’s score, but the most common score was 61-70% correct.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were 5 or 6 years old..
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 7 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
52% of children in the sample were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
Boys displayed significantly stronger skills on the overall IDELA score than girls by 4 percentage points.