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Correlational findings

Study Al-Windi (2005): study SE 2003

Public:
16+ aged visitors health care centre, Sweden, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 470
Non Response:
1%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Also questionnaire and medical check.

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
Full question not reported
1 very bad
2
3
4
5
6
7 excellent, could not be better

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-?-7-d D% = + p < .0001 Happiness    % good health
- low (1-2)     11.1%
- fair (3-4)    21,1%
- high (5-7)    74,3%
O-SL?-?-sq-?-7-d r = +.66 p < .0001 O-SL?-?-sq-?-7-d OR = + Happiness             OR of POOR health  
- low                 15.40  CI95 [5.28-44.97]
- fair                7.02   CI95 [3.98-12.38]
- high                reference

OR controlled for
- age
- gender
- living alone or not
- working or not
- country of birth
- smoking or not
- chronic disease or not
- depression or not
- number of symptoms