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Correlational findings

Study Sulemana (2014): study ZZ South Sahara Africa 2008

Public:
Adult general public, 20 sub-saharan African countries, 2008
Survey name:
INT-Afrobarometer survey 4 (2008)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 27713
Non Response:
35%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Victim of theft
Our Classification
Distribution
M = 0.341, SD = 0.474
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
1: respondent or someone in their family had something stolen from their house (at least once) over the past year;
0: otherwise.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-QLS-c-sq-v-5-d b = -.04 p < .05 b (-0,04) controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - age
  - gender
  - education
  - employment
  - social capital
  - religion
- environmental characteristics
  - size of town
  - country (dummy)

Ordered probit analysis yields similar results.