Correlational findings

Study Monk-Turner & Turner (2010): study ZZ East Asia 2005

Prostitutes and prostitute's clients, Yunnan, China, 2003, Thailand, 2007
N = 754
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper
Yunnan, China: Face-to-Face interview Thailand: Questionnaire for prostitutes who came through the clinic, as well as other prostitutes in the community.


Authors's label
Feels not part of community
Our Classification
Self-report on how much respondents felt part of the community in which they currently lived. Respondents could choose between:
1: not at all
2: not much
3: moderately
4: strongly
5: very strongly

Recoded as:
0: others
1: feeling not at all or not much part of the community

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = 1.01 ns Yunnan female sex workers (N = 188) O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = .54 ns Yunnan male sex customers (N = 283) O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = 1.65 ns Thai female sex workers (N = 283)

OLRC's controlled for:
- years of education
- income rank
- HIV positive
- marital status
- current drug use
- age
- job condition