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Correlational findings

Study Handa et al. (2014): study KE 2007

Public:
Poor households: benefactories of a welfare program and controls, Kenya, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1805
Non Response:
Attrition: 2007-2009:17%;2009-2011 5%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Enumerators used flash cards with a Likert scale running from 1 to 5

Correlate

Authors's label
Treatment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Inclusion in income support programme for poor households with vulnerable
1 yes (Treatment)
0  no (Control)
Within each of seven districts two locations were randomized for immediate implementation and the remaining two served as control sites.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-PL-u-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .01 % happy (strongly agree and agree)

- Treatment (inclusion) 49,6%
- Control               42,2%
Difference              +7,4%
M-PL-u-sq-v-5-d D% = + p < .025 - Treatment (inclusion) 49,5%
- Control               43,4%
Difference              +6,1%
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-b D% = + p < .025 - Treatment (inclusion) 44,4%
- Control               38,6%
Difference              +5,8%
M-PL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.07 p < .05 Weighted linear probability regression (WLS). M-PL-u-sq-v-5-d b = +.06 ns O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.06 ns M-PL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.03 ns Ordinary linear probability least squares regression. (OLS) M-PL-u-sq-v-5-d b = +.03 ns O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.06 p < .05 b's are controlled for
- Age (x100), Age squared (x1000)
- Sex
- Household position
- Literacy
- Chronic Illness
- Current Handicap