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Correlational findings

Study Powdthavee (2008): study GB 1997

Public:
16-65 aged Great-Britain, followed 6 years, 1997-2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54424
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Female
1 Male

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e DM = 5,17 Females:    M= 5,17 SD=1,31
Males:      M= 5,17 SD=1,20
difference     0

M's average of T1 + T2
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.05 p < .01 (1 vs. 0)

B's controlled for:
- frequency of meeting friends and relatives
- frequency of talking to neighbours
- age
- socioeconomic variables:
- real household income
- marital status
- employment status
- look after home
- health status
- education level
- household size
- home ownership
- days spent in hospital
- number of children

Robust OLS. Ordered Probit analysis yield similar result. Smaller and insignificant in Ordered Probit analysis without socio-economic control variables.