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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
Building type
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on building type the respondent lives:
a Agricultural building
b Single or double house
c Terrace house
d Flat in building with 3 to 4 flats
e Flat in building with 5 to 8 flats
f Flat in building with 9 or more flats
g Flat in high rise building
h Else (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - ns Agricultural building (vs else) (-.02) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Single or double house (vs else) (+.12) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Terrace house (vs else) (+.11) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Flat in building with 3 to 4 flats (vs else) (+.08) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Flat in building with 5 to 8 flats (vs else) (.05) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Flat in building with 9 or more flats (vs else) (+.01) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = + ns Flat in high rise building (vs else) (+.07)

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

OPRC's cannot be interpreted as absolute effect sizes.