Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
a. Job satisfaction will be measured by survey items: "How suitable do you feel to do the tasks asked of you by this employer on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being not suitable at all and 10 being very suitable;" agreement with "I am comfortable talking to this home about my professional needs, such as taking breaks and compensation rates;" and agreement with "I am comfortable talking to this home about my personal needs, such as family issues or sickness that interferes with my work", with regard to the primary employer for both current and past domestic workers.
b. Worker unmet need/ preferences refer to the participants' desired number of houses/ employers, desired commute time and work location, and desired number of weekly work hours. We will compare worker reported preferences to worker reported current circumstances in these areas.
c. Commute time measured in minutes
d. Workplace abuse is measured as the experience of verbal, sexual, physical, or economic abuse by an employer within the past 6 months. Economic abuse by an employer is reported as the experience of having salary withheld, asked to leave the job unexpectantly, forced to work more than agreed, or forced to do an activity not in the job description that she did not want to do.
e. Women's agency will be a standardized scale generated from a set of questions on decision-making participation in the home, such as participation in how to spend own earnings.
f. IPV is measured using the DHS intimate partner violence scale as well as a validated partner economic control scale, measuring any experience in the past 6 months.
g. Mental health is captured by a validated stress scale and validated anxiety scale. Physical health is captured by the questions: "In the past 6 months, how has your overall physical health been?" (very poor, poor, ok, good very good), "In the past 6 months, have you had persistent pain anywhere on your body?", and "In the past 6 months, have you experienced any workplace injury related to work activities?"
h. Social connections are measured as the number of friends a woman reports, both overall and in terms of friends she speaks to about job opportunities.
i. Validated 4-item Locus of Control Scale