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
Job conditions bad
Our Classification
Self-report on working conditions of job in the past year.
1: very poor
2: poor
3: about average
4: good
5: very good

Recoded as:
0: good or very good
1: very poor, poor, or about average

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = 1.66 ns Yunnan female sex workers (N = 188) O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = 0.72 ns Yunnan male sex customers (N = 283) O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b OLRC = 1.08 ns Thai female sex workers (N = 283)

OLRC's controlled for:
- years of education
- income rank
- HIV positive
- marital status
- current drug use
- age
- feeling part of the community