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Correlational findings

Study Winkelmann (2004): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
Parents and their 16+ aged children, West-Germany, followed from 1984 to 1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1309
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
With all household members

Correlate

Authors's Label
Interdependence of long-term subjective well-being among siblings
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed every year during 14 years. Calculated using bivariate cross tabulation of responses to the same question on life satisfaction at the same time.
Distribution
10198 person-year observations for 1309 different famiilies
Operationalization
Correspondence in reported life satisfaction of siblings over 14 year period.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.47 Control variables are:
- age
- gender
- employment
- self rated health
- family income
- number of persons in the household
- trend over time