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A cross-cultural household level-of-living scale

, : A cross-cultural household level-of-living scale. Rural Sociology 37(2): 208-220

The purpose of this study was to construct a level-of-living scale that is valid cross-culturally. For this study a list of functions fulfilled within the household through the utilization of material items was compiled. Graduations in technological efficiency in performing these functions were given weights ranging from one to five. Functional alternatives to the items listed are permitted.


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