Findings on happiness in DeHoop et al. (2010): study IN Orrisa 2007

Author(s)DeHoop, T.; Eerdewijk, A.; Kempen, L.; Linssen, R.
TitleWomen's Autonomy and Subjective Well-Being in India: How Village Norms Shape the Impact of Self-Help Groups.
SourceWorking Paper: Munich Personal RePEc Archive, 2010, Munich, Germany
PublicWomen in households below poverty line participating in self-help groups, India, 2008
Last assesment2008
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 400 households with monthly saving rates of no more than30 rupees were randomly selected from 19 villages
Respondents N =400
 not clear how many women are member of self-help group
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy are you with your life in general? 1 very unhappy 2 unhappy 3 neither unhappy nor happy 4 happy 5 very happy
Author's labelSubjective Well-Being
Page in publication17
RemarksMean score of women in households which are member of self-help group.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.21

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Self-help groupH16acGuidance of vulnerable people (social work)
Self-help groupH16ae01acSupport group without profesional, also classified as above ↑