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Correlational findings

Study Graham et al. (2004): study RU 1995

Public:
10+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5269
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in level of drinking
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
How often have you used alchoholic beverages?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na Beta = -.01 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by  T1-T2 CHANGE in drinking

Beta controlled for change in:
- static variables
  - age
  - male
  - minority
- status variables
  - income
  - education level
  - educational participation
  - health (illness, hospital, problems)
  - marital status
  - employment (retirement, unemployment)