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Correlational findings

Study Böhnke & Kohler (2008): study ZZ EU 27 2003

Public:
18+ aged, general public, EU 27 and Turkey, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 18600
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Widowed
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 = Married/living with partner (ref.)
1 = Widowed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.54 p < .05 No controls O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.57 p < .05 B controlled for
-gender
-age
-type of community
-income
-employment
-class/occupation
-education
-rooms per person
-accomodation problems
-separated/divorced
-single, never married
-contacts with friends/neighbours
-voluntary work
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.58 p < .05 B additionally controlled for
-church attendance
-internet use
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.43 p < .05 B additionally controlled for
-long term illness and health satisfaction