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Correlational findings

Study Halman et al. (1987): study ZZ EU 10 1981 /2

Public:
18+ aged, general public, EU 10, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12464
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "How satisfied are you in general with your health? Would you say that....". Rated on a 5-point scale with higher numbers indicating higher health satisfaction.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.26 p < .01 France O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.26 p < .01 France O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = <.10 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.15 p < .01 Great-Britain O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.32 p < .01 West Germany O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.22 p < .01 Great-Britain O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.24 p < .01 Italy O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = <.10 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.15 Netherlands O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.33 p < .01 West Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.28 p < .01 Denmark O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.14 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.27 p < .01 Italy O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.30 p < .01 Belgium O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.22 p < .01 Spain O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = <.10 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.25 p < .01 Ireland O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.24 Netherlands O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.32 p < .01 Northern Ireland O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.11 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.27 EC

Lineair relation

O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.26 p < .01 Denmark O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = <.10 In none of the european countries (except for West Germany: ß=+.11) ß weihts of this variable reached .10 level in multiple regression analysis, when controlling for:
satisfaction(HAPP 2.1), affect(AFF 2.3), satisfaction with income and family life; age, income, education, marital status, having children, work, male sex; urbanisation, type of dwelling, own home, religiousness, social participation; uncertainty about future, expected negative changes in income; satisfaction 5 years in past and future; tolerance, loneliness, misantropy, hopeless about life and sense of control.
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = <.10 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.34 p < .01 Belgium O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.13 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.29 p < .01 Spain O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.15 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.32 p < .01 Ireland O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.37 p < .01 Northern Ireland O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.13 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.31 EC O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12
Lineair relation

ß's controlled for: satisfaction(HAPP 2.1), affect(AFF 2.3), satisfaction with income and family life; age, income, education, marital status, having children, work, male sex; urbanisation, type of dwelling, own home, religiousness, social participation; uncertainty about future, expected negative changes in income; satisfaction 5 years in past and future; tolerance, loneliness, misantropy, hopeless about life and sense of control.