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Studies

Baldry et al. (2019): study ZA Mpumalanga 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Baldry, K.; Patel, L.; Ross, E.
Title:
A Comparative Case Study of Well-Being in a Rural versus an Urban Coal Mining Community in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Source:
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2019, Vol. 5, 95 - 114

Investigation

Public:
18+ General public, mining communities, South Africa, 2014/2015
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 258
Non Response:
2
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
How would you rate your sense of well-being
with respect to the following: Life overall.
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-u
Author's label:
Life overall
Remarks:
King Albert Luthuli M=6,6
Mhluzi M=6,8
Page in publication:
109
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.70

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mining communities Region in South Africa
Rural dwelling (vs urban)