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Correlational findings

Study Mollenkopf et al. (2004): study FI 2000

Public:
55+ aged, Finland, 2000
Survey name:
MOBILATE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 610
Non Response:
45%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Car in household
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
0: no car present in household
1: car present in household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Urban areas O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Rural areas

Beta's controlled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Environment:Housing:
  - housing amenities
  - homeownership
- Services:
  - medical services
  - services and shops
- Culture:
  - Cultural amenities
  - natural environment
- Security:
  - security
- Social Environment:
  - living together
  - division social network
  - friends/kin nearby
- Economic situation:
  - Income per person
- Health:
  - ADL
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Urban areas O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Rural areas

When Beta's are additionally controlled for subjective indicators, all the coefficients stay insignificant.

Only standardized regression coefficient significant at a maximum error rate of alpha=.05 are shown.