Mobility: Women's Mobility

Description Format Source References Examples

Description

A rural subsample of 8445 women from the Bangladesh Fertility Survey of 1989.

Format

The dimension of interest is women's mobility of social freedom. Women were asked whether they could engage in the following activities alone (1 = yes, 0 = no):

Item 1

Go to any part of the village/town/city.

Item 2

Go outside the village/town/city.

Item 3

Talk to a man you do not know.

Item 4

Go to a cinema/cultural show.

Item 5

Go shopping.

Item 6

Go to a cooperative/mothers' club/other club.

Item 7

Attend a political meeting.

Item 8

Go to a health centre/hospital.

Source

Bangladesh Fertility Survey of 1989 (Huq and Cleland, 1990).

References

Bartholomew, D., Steel, F., Moustaki, I. and Galbraith, J. (2002) The Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Scientists. London: Chapman and Hall.

Huq, N. and Cleland, J. (1990) Bangladesh Fertility Survey, 1989. Dhaka: National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT).

Examples

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## Descriptive statistics for Mobility data
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