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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
Remarks
Subjects with at least two observations, so not all followed 10 years.
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