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Correlational findings

Study Benyamini et al. (2004): study US 1998

Public:
Residents retirement community, USA, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 850
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
At home

Correlate

Authors's label
functional disability
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on four questions: Does your health limit the kinds or amounts of:
a: Vigorous activities: running; lifting heavy objects; stenuous sports or activities
b: Moderate activities:.Moving a table; carrying groceries;bending or lifting
c: walking one block; uphill; or a few flights or stairs
d: Eating; dressing; bathing and using the toilet
Rated: 1 not at all to 5 very much.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---mq-v-5-b r = -.28 p < .01 O-Sum---mq-v-5-b Beta = -.17 p < .001 Beta controled for:
-selfrated global health
-selfrated oral health
- age
- gender
- education