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Studies

Monk-Turner & Turner (2010): study ZZ East Asia 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Monk-Turner, E.; Turner, C.G.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being among Those who Exchange Sex and Money, Yunnan, China and Thailand.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 99, 13 - 23

Investigation

Public:
Prostitutes and prostitute's clients, Yunnan, China, 2003, Thailand, 2007
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 754
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Yunnan, China: Face-to-Face interview Thailand: Questionnaire for prostitutes who came through the clinic, as well as other prostitutes in the community.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Do you consider your life as a whole
1  happy
0  unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-2-b
Author's label:
Self-reported happiness
Page in publication:
18

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Years of Education Level of school-education Income rank-good Personal income Current drug use Current use of stimulants HIV positive Human immunodeficienct virus hiv (b20-24) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Age Current age (in years) Feels not part of community Local social cohesion Job conditions bad Current work-conditions
Satisfaction with work conditions