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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 leisure possibilities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: All in all, how satisfied are you with your leisure possibilities?
Rated on 11-point numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.15 p < .01 Mannheim (big city West Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.08 ns Chemnitz (big city  East Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.19 p < .05 Hunsrück (rural region West Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.05 ns Lausitz (rural area East Germany)

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