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Studies

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:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 2402
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.50 -
SD:
- -
Full text:
Self report 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 dwelling (vs urban) Gender Sexe: 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