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Correlational findings

Study Hinks & Davies (2008): study MW 2004

Public:
Household heads, Malawai 2004-2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11272
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
urban/rural
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Urban
2: Rural

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e DM = - Urban      M=2,68
Rural      M=2,39
difference  -0,29
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e b = +,04 ns B controlled for:
- individual characteristics
  - age
  - education
  - employment
  - marriage
    - status (married,divorced, wiwow)
    - polygamous (vs not)
  - religion
  - interaction religion-polygamous marriage
- household situation
  - size
  - consumption per capita
  - sick member
- local environmnent
  - consumption level
  - safety
    - atacked in the last year
    - feeling unsafe
  - rural (vs not)
  - hunger season
  - member of parliament lives in area

B similar for males and females
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e b = +,11 p < .05 B additionally controlled for:
- neighbours subjective wealth
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e b = +,17 p < .01 B additionally controlled for:
- personal aasets