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Correlational findings

Study DeHoop et al. (2010): study IN Orrisa 2007

Public:
Women in households below poverty line participating in self-help groups, India, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 400
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-help group
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: TREATMENT.
Women participating in self-help groups, these are groups of 10-20 women initiated by a development agency, which are usually involved in savings and credit programs and/or advancing group members' claims or rights.

0: CONTROL
Women in households without female self-help group members

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cb DM = - ns               Females          Males
TREATMENT     M 3.52 SD 1.21   M 3,32 SD 1,26
CONTROLS      M 3.58 SD 1.11   M 3,29 SD 1,25
- difference   -0.06 (ns)       +0,03 (ns)
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cb D%sr = -1% Participating in self-help groupos has a negative impact on happiness in villages with relatively conservative social gender norms.