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Investigating the Normality of Data Set Collected to Resolve the Accessibility Issues of Badin Sub-Region, Sindh, Pakistan

Journal: Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (Vol.35, No. 1)

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Page : 71-82

Keywords : Accessibility; Normality; Rural Sub-Region; Demography; Travel Time; Travel Distance;

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To highlight the accessibility issues of rural households, the data were collected from the rural subregion of Badin, Sindh, Pakistan. The purpose of the data-collection was to offer policy proposal?s inputs, as concerned planning agencies could be able to know the ground realities and implement their planned decisions accordingly. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate about the normality of the data, collected through the questionnaire survey from the sampled population of the study area. Total hundred questionnaires were completed from sampled rural households. Mostly, the household?s demographic and socioeconomic aspects were targeted in this regard, including travel- time and distance characteristics. The data were successfully analyzed in SPSS-17.0 and results were generated accordingly. The results exhibited the symmetry in household-size aspect due to clustering; whereas, household income, traveldistance and time depicted enormous variations.

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