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Correlational findings

Study Gerlach & Stephan (1996): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
16-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed from 1984 to1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54066
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Change in Satisfaction with health
Difference in self reports on single question over time:
How satisfied are you with your health? Rated on a 0-10 scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = B with CHANGE in happiness
             age <30     30-49     >49

- women      +.23(01)    +.25(01)  +.25(01)
- men        +.26(01)    +.24(01)  -.25(01)

B's controled for CHANGE in:
- labour market position
- household income
- income
- self perceived disability