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Correlational findings

Study Mollenkopf & Kaspar (2005): study DE 2000

Public:
55+ aged, general public, rural areas, East and West Germany, 2000
Survey name:
MOBILATE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 762
Non Response:
41,6%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Available services
Our Classification
Operationalization
Sum score of a total of 21 service facilities
Single question: I'll name a series of shops and institutions (cultural institutions etc.). Please tell me if these institutions are available in your neighbourhood (within 15 minutes distance)?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.19 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
- Socio-demographic:
   - sex
   - age
   - satisfaction with finances
- Health-related:
   - activities of daily living
   - visu-motoric coordination
   - affect balance score
   - satisfaction with health
- Social network:
   - household type
   - network variety
- Housing:
   - basic household features
   - home ownership
   - satisfaction with housing
- Living area:
   - neighbourhood features
   - satisfaction with living area
- Mobility:
   - car use as passenger
   - car use as driver
   - satisfaction with public transport
   - satisfaction with mobility
- Leisure time activities:
   - outdoor leisure activities
   - satisfaction with leisure activities

No interaction with region (East/West Germany)