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Correlational findings

Study Camfield et al. (2009): study BD 2004

Public:
18+ aged, general public,rural and urban areas, Bangladesh, 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Urbanization
Our Classification
Operationalization
8 locations with different degrees of connectedness to the capital city Dhaka: 4 locations in a district far from Dhaka, and 4 locations closer to Dhaka. In each district 2 urban and 2 rural sites were chosen. Of the 2  rural sites one was further from the urban site than the other:
A District Dinajpur (far from Dhaka)(reference)
    A1 Baniknagar (urban)
    A2 Shantipur (rural)
    A3 Telkupigaon (rural)
B District Manikganj (close to Dhaka)
    B1 Aloknagar (urban)
    B2 Bichitropur (rural)
    B3 Achingaon (rural)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-oq-v-3-a DM = + District/City       Mean     DM     N    
MANIKGANJ(district) 1,99   +0,13   750
Aloknagar(urban)    2,09   +0,21   250
Bichitropur(rural)  1,88   +0,01   250
Achingaon(rural)    2,01   +0,14   250

DINAJPUR(district)  1,87           750
Baniknagar(urban)   2,10   +0,23   250
Shantipur(rural)    1,73   -0,14   250
Telkupigaon(rural)  1,78   -0.09   250

Happiness means and DM computed by WDH-team