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Correlational findings

Study Mollenkopf (2002): study DE 1995

Public:
55+ aged, East and West Germany, 1995 and 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
satisfaction with health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: All in all, how satisfied are you with your health?
Rated on 11-point numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.29 p < .001 Mannheim (big city West Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.29 p < .001 Chemnitz (big city East Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.30 p < .001 Hunsrück (rural area West Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.15 ns Lausitz (rural area East Germany)

Beta's controlled for satisfaction with:
- financial situation
- housing
- local environment
- living area
- leisure possibilities
- travelling possibilities
- mobility possibilities