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Brinkerhoff et al. (1997): study IN Other place in India 1996 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Brinkerhoff, M.B.; Fredell, K.A.; Frideres, J.S.
Title:
Basic Minimum Needs, Quality of Life and Selected Correlates: Explorations in Villages in Northern India.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1997, Vol. 42, 245 - 281

Investigation

Public:
Adult, general public, poor rural village, Bhopalpani, India 1991
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
108
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported
Rated on a 7-step pictorial faces scale, presented on a card
(pictures not shown here)
7  smiling face, very happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  frowning face, very unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-?-sq-f-7-a
Author's label:
General Happiness
Page in publication:
257
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.59
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

".....  satisfaction with life ......"
(full lead item not reported)

Rated on a wooden miniature ladder, handed to the respondent
[ 5  ]  very satisfied
[ 4  ]  
[ 3  ]
[ 2  ]
[ 1  ]  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-?-sq-l-5-a
Author's label:
Overall Satisfaction
Remarks:
very dissatisfied and satisfied collapsed as dissatisfied
satisfied and very satisfied collapsed as satisfied.
Page in publication:
257
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
36.00
SD:
29.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Food UNCLASSIFIED Hospital HEALTH: BEHAVIOR Jobs EMPLOYMENT Drinking water Attitudes to amenities in vinicity
Current preferences
Bridge Attitudes to amenities in vinicity
Current preferences
Irrigation Attitudes to amenities in vinicity
Current preferences
Education Concern about family
Object of life-goals
Training centre SCHOOL