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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
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Age in years
b Age in years/100

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e DM = Young age >30: M = 5,21  SD = 1,21
Older age <30: M = 5,10  SD = 1,34
difference        -0,11

M's average of T1 + T2
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.06 p < .00 Age in years O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.08 p < .00 Age in years/100

B's controlled for:
- frequency of meeting friends and relatives
- frequency of talking to neighbours
- gender
- 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. B's are smaller for fixed effects estimators.Ordered Probit analysis and ordered probit analysis without socioeconomic variables yield similar results