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Correlational findings

Study Koch et al. (2005): study DE 2002

Public:
18-65 aged, on low wage or on social security, Germany, 2002-2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2568
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Level of being unfit for work activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self rating in response to question What is the extent of the capability reduction or handicap according to the most recent diagnosis?
Expressed in % reduction

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.68 p < .05 B controlled for:
- Employment status, social assistence
- Net household income
- Net household income per head
- Nationality (German, not German)
- Age
- Age squared
- Years of education in school and occupation
- Living together with a partner
- Satisfaction with health
- Region (West, East)
- Year (2002, 2003)

Robust OLS. Ordered Probit analysis yiels similar result