Correlational findings

Study Huynh The & Peiser (2016): study VN 2013

Inhabitants of more and less planned areas, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, 2013
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 1055
Non Response
A; 78%, B: not reported
Multiple assesment methods
A: Web questionnaire B: Face to face interview


Authors's Label
Urban patterns
Our Classification
a: Area well-planned and built with complete infrastructure since the early 1990s. b: Areas built under the master plans prior to 1975. c: Areas spontaneously developed recently. d: Areas redeveloped from spontaneous development through the government’s moderate intervention, which is basically completed. E: Areas being transformed from spontaneous developments to the established ones.
N = a: 75, b: 160, c: 131, d: 622, e: 67
a: Newly planned areas
b: Old-planned areas
c: Spontaneous (unplanned) area
d: Established area (refrence)
e: In-between areas

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-h DM = - a: M = 3.59
b: M = 3.38
c: M = 3.34
d: M = 3.32
e: M = 2.97
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-h b = +.13 ns Newly planned areas  (versus established areas] O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-h b = +.21 p < .05 Old planned area     (versus established areas] O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-h b = -.26 p < .05 Spontanous area      (versus established areas] O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-h b = -.47 p < .05 In-between area      (versus established areas)

b controled for
- Personal characteristics
  - education
  - household expenditure
  - chatting with neighbour
  - intention to move
- Housing characteristics
  - type of house
  - owning house
  - housing area
  - value of house
- Area characteristics
  - population density
  - accessibility
    - travel time to work
    - distance to CBD