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Correlational findings

Study Oosterhof (2008): study NL 2005

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2204
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis of diaries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
(full question not reported)
1 Moderate/ bad
2 Good/ very good (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% =             Good/ very good Moderate/ bad
Very happy      26%             13,5%
Happy           67,5%           66,5%
Not happy       6,5%            20,5%
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR =       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled observed   controlled
Good     1      1          1          1
Moderate 3.30*  2,40*      1,05       0,97

Control variables are:
- gender
- education
- family stage
- situation
- urban living environment
- self reported stress