Correlational findings

Study Gwanfogbe et al. (1970): study CM 1965

Mothers of young child, rural areas, Cameroon, 196?
N = 300
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Our Classification
Items used to measure socioeconomic status (housing):
A What type of toilet is used?
1 bush/ no toilet
2 toilet with no enclosure
3 latrine with earth floor
4 latrine with cement floor
5 inside toilet
B What material is the floor made of?
1 dirt
2 wood
3 clay bricks
4 cement
C What is the condition of the floor?
1 bad
2 not sure
3 good
D What material are the walls of the house made of?
1 straw
2 bamboo
3 bamboo and mud
4 clay bricks
5 planks
6 cement/stones
7 stones
E What is the condition of the walls?
1 bad
2 good
F What material is the roof made of?
1 thatch
2 grass/straw
3 metal
G What is the condition of the roof?
1 bad
2 good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a Beta = ns Beta controled for:
- wife order
- marital satisfaction
- husband's supportiveness