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Correlational findings

Study Peil (1984): study SL 1981

Public:
Adult, general public, urban areas, Sierra Leone, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 640
Non Response:
5% (on some items up to 60%)
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness with kin
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "Is it important for   people living in town to keep up contacts with their rural kin or is it better to concentrate on their family in town? Why?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-l-7-a DMt = Happiness level in Mt' (0-10):
rural: information   males: 7.5   females: 7.2
       help me              7.0            8.0
       help them            7.3            7.4
       norm                 6.7            7.3
       other                8.2            6.8
town:  help          males: 7.6   females: 6.8
       demand               6.9            8.0
       unknown              8.5            7.9
       other                7.1            7.9