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Correlational findings

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

Public:
Prostitutes and prostitute's clients, Yunnan, China, 2003, Thailand, 2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 754
Non Response:
Assessment:
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.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Feels not part of community
Our Classification
Distribution
1) Yunnan female sex workers. M = 0.55, SD = 0.49
2) Yunnan male sex clients. M = 0.25, SD = 0.43
3) Thai female sex workers. M = 0.19 SD = 0.39
Related specification variables
Operationalization
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