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Studies

Sulemana (2014): study ZZ South Sahara Africa 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Sulemana, I.
Title:
The Effect of Fear of Crime and Crime Victimization on Subjective Well- Being in Africa.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Volume 121, 849 - 872

Investigation

Public:
Adult general public, 20 sub-saharan African countries, 2008
Survey name:
Afrobarometer survey 4 (2008)
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 27713
Non Response:
35%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how would you describe: Your own present living conditions?
1  very bad
2  fairly bad
3  neither good nor bad
4  fairly good
5  very good
Classification:
O-QLS-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
subjective well-being
Page in publication:
Table 1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 20.6%,   2: 27.67%,   3: 22.27%,   4: 24.52%,   5: 4.52%   (total 99.58%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.64
SD:
1.19

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sexe Sex (male vs female) Fear of crime Victimization of intimates
Victim of crime
Victim of theft Victim of crime Victim of physical attack Victim of crime Age (years) Current age (in years) Secondary/Post-secondary education Level of school-education University Level of school-education Unemployed Unemployed involuntary