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Correlational findings

Study Hinks & Simon (2012): study MW 2012

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Malawi, 2012
Survey name:
MW_Malawi IHS 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Personal victim of crime (attack, burglary, theft)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Personally being attacked, burgled, livestock stolen, or petty theft in previous 12 months:
1 Yes
0 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.20 p < .01 BEING ATTACKED
OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- being attacked(regional crime rate + squared)
- being burgled
- livestock stolen
- suffered petty theft
- gender
- age + squared
- married dummy
- employment status
- education
- household size
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.15 p < .01 OPRC additionally controlled for:
- being attacked(regional crime rate + squared)
- being burgled
- livestock stolen
- petty theft
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +.09 p < .05 BEING BURGLED
OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- being attacked
- being burgled(regional crime rate + squared)
- livestock stolen in previous 12 months
- suffered petty theft in previous 12 months
- gender
- age + squared
- married dummy
- employment status
- education
- household size
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +.07 p < .05 OPRC additionally controlled for:
- being burgled(regional crime rate + squared)
- being attacked
- livestock stolen
- petty theft
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.03 ns LIVESTOCK THEFT
OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- being burgled
- livestock theft(regional crime rate + squared)
- suffered petty theft
- gender
- age + squared
- married dummy
- employment status
- education
- household size
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.12 p < .05 PETTY THEFT
OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- being burgled
- livestock theft
- suffered petty theft (regional crime rate + squared)
- gender
- age + squared
- married dummy
- employment status
- education
- household size
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies