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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
Regional crime rate
Our Classification
Operationalization
Regional crime rate by type of crime:
a attack
b burglary
c livestock theft
d petty theft

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = +/- Crime type:               OPRC   p<.
- attack                  -1.32  01
- burglary                +0.79  01
- livestock theft         -0.12  05

OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- being attacked(personal)
- being burgled (personal)
- livestock stolen (personal)
- suffered petty theft (personal)
- 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 = +/- Crime type squared:
- attack squared          -4.14  01
- burglary squared        +1.83  ns
- livestock theft squared -1.90  10

Additionally controlled for other quadrated crime types
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC =