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Bandyopadhyay (2020): study IN 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Bandyopadhyay, S.
Title:
Gendered Well‑Being: Cross‑Sectional Evidence from Poor Urban Households in India
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2020, Vol. 151, 281-308

Investigation

Public:
Low-income urban households, Delhi, India, 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 1278
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews were conducted during the day time by a team of four interviewers. Women were interviewed by a female investigator.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question;

On the whole, how satisfied are you with your life in general?
Would you say you are..
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Life satifction
Page in publication:
286
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 11.4%,   2: 42.8%,   3: 40.4%,   4: 16.8%   (total 111.4%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.56 5.37
SD:
0.87 2.46

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Posessing a two-wheeler Bike Possessing a fridge Refrigerator Employed Main breadwinner Female Current gender Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Age Current age (in years) Educated Level of school-education Functioning Sewage Sewage in vicinity Feeling Lonely Feeling lonely (vs not) Feeling Stressed Current stress Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Family monthly income R square Summed socio-demographic + life-appraisals