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Correlational findings

Study Oswald & Powdthavee (2007): study GB 1999

Public:
16-65 aged, United Kingdom, 1999 -2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28418
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Death of intimitate long ago
Our Classification
Operationalization
Death 12 years or more ago of:
a: child
b: spouce
c: father
d: mother
e: friend
f: sibling

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.39 ns child O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.18 ns partner O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.01 ns dad O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.06 ns mum O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.29 p < .01 friend O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.06 ns sibling

B's controlled for:
- real household income (per household member)
- mean income over time
- death of intimitate in previous year

B's mean point happiness on a scale 1-7