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Correlational findings

Study Zullig et al. (2005): study US SouthCarolina 2005

Public:
13-18 aged high school students, public high schools grades 9-12, South Carolina, USA, 200?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4914
Non Response:
7.86%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire completed in class

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-rated health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
Would you say that in general your health is:
5 excellent
4 very good
3 good
2 fair
1 poor

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e r = +.21 p < .0001 O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e OR = 1,78 health good      OR        CI95         p<
- white females: 2.46      [1.73-3.50]  0005
- black females: 1.70      [1.28-2.25]  005
- white males  : 1.75      [1.31-2.33]  005
- black males  : 1.20      [0.89-1.61]  ns
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e OR = 3,79 health fair/poor OR         CI95         p<
- white females: 6.80       [4.57-10.12] 0005
- black females: 3.20       [2.31-4.43]  0005
- white males  : 3.45       [2.40-4.95]  005
- black males  : 1.72       [1.11-2.66]  ns

OR is chance of being Unhappy as conpared to SS reporting to be in 'excellent' or 'very good' health