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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
Satisfaction with living area
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on an 11-point scale
Single question: All in all, how satisfied are you with the your living area?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba Beta = +.16 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:
   - available services
   - neighbourhood features
- 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)