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Pholphirul (2014): study TH 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Pholphirul, P.
Title:
Healthier and Happier? The Urban-Rural Divide in Thailand.
Source:
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 2014, Vol. 24, 973 - 985

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Thailand, 2013
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2402
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

.. Happy .. (lead question not reported)
7  extremely happy
6  very happy
5  happy
4  neutral
3  sad
2  very sad
1  extremely sad
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-fv-7-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Respondents were asked to indicate their subjective well-being by selecting pictures that represented 7 levels of happiness from extremely unhappy to extremely happy.
Page in publication:
979
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:
5.50
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

.. Satisfaction with life .. (lead question not reported)
1  not at all satisfied
2  a little satisfied
3  very satisfied
4  extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-l
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
979

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Living in urban areas Rural vs urban dwelling Gender Sex (male vs female) Monthly income Personal income Age Current age (in years) Married vs. single Married state (compared to non-married states) Married but separated vs. single Separated Divorced vs. single Vs divorced Widowed vs. single Widowed Education Level of school-education Region Region in Thailand Summed determinants Socio-demographic factors only