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Correlational findings

Study Galama et al. (2017): study CO 2010

Public:
Heads of poor families, earlier benefactors and non-benefactors of a welfare program, Colombia, 2010
Survey name:
CO ECV 2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 668
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Eligible for FAU anti-poverty program
Our Classification
Remarks
SISBEN scale, was collected between 2005 and 2006 from census of the poor and contains information on about 20 million individuals, roughly 50 percent of Colombia’s population.
Distribution
Local control Mean= +0.78
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Eligibility for anti-poverty program on the basis of score on 0-100 SISBEN scale in 2005
1:  Eligible:         score 0-10:   most poor
0:  Not eligible: score 11-20  least poor

Participants with children ages 12 and below utilize nutritional subsidy. They were required to send their children for periodical medical check
Participants with children utilize educational subsidy which is  contingent on school grade, not age. They were required to send their children to school

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-d PRC = + ns/s 2010 happiness by 2007 eligibility for anti-poverty program (vs not)

PRC coefficient differ for degrees of poverty
- poverty position 9 +.39(ns) N = 583
- poverty position 8 +.49(ns) N = 530
- poverty position 7 +.47(ns) N = 472
- poverty position 6 +.58(05) N = 413
- poverty position 5 +.14(ns) N = 336
O-H?-?-sq-?-*-a PRC = + ns/s PRC coefficient differ for degrees of poverty
- poverty position 9 +.06(ns) N = 583
- poverty position 8 +.16(ns) N = 530
- poverty position 7 +.59(01) N = 472
- poverty position 6 +.13(ns) N = 413
- poverty position 5 -.15(ns) N = 336

Eligible most-poor end up happier than not-eligible not-sufficiently-poor

PRCs controlled for
- Income
- Work
- Food
- Control over one's life
- Dwelling
- Ability to help others
- Health
- Education
- Community
- Level of security
- Friends