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Correlational findings

Study Rehdanz & Maddison (2009): study XZ Germany West 1994

Public:
Adults, general public, West-Germany, 1994-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 23014
Non Response:
na
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Monthly housing expenses
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report of housing expenses per 100 euro

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - p < .01 OPRC (-.00006822) per euro

OPRC controled for:
- affected by noise and air pollution
- socio-economic characteristics
- demographic characteristics
- housing characteristics
- residential characteristics

OPRC cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect size. OPRC means only that more housing expenditures goes with less happiness