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Correlational findings

Study Cattaneo et al. (2009): study MX 2005

Public:
Mothers participating in a house improvement program and controls, Mexico,2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2755
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
door-to-door and housing unit survey

Correlate

Authors's Label
Change of dirt floor into cement floor
Our Classification
Remarks
Free cement floors were provided in slums in one city. Controls are mothers in a similar quarter in a similar city where no cement floors were (yet) provided
Distribution
M: +.601, S: 0.490
Operationalization
1: dirt floors changed to cement floors
0: no change controls

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m D% = + Happiness in treatment group is 18.7% higher than control group O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m Beta = +.11 p < .01 no controls O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m Beta = +.11 p < .01 Beta controled for:
-age
-demographic
-health-habits
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m Beta = +.11 p < .01 Beta additionally controled for:
- participation in other public social programs