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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
Education level
Our Classification
Operationalization
a no education (reference)
b primary education
c secondary education
d higher education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +/-                      OPRC   p<.
Primary education    +.08   05
Secondary education  +.03   ns
Higher education     -.19   05

OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- gender
- age
- married dummy
- employment status
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies

Additional control for crime (being attacked, burgled, livestock and petty theft) did not effect OPRC significantly.