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Correlational findings

Study Trzcinski & Holst (2006): study DE 2001 /1

Public:
Mothers of 17 aged, Germany, 2001-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1202
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Natural log of the yearly household equivalent income / 1000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.32 p < .001 B controlled for:
- east or west german
- condition of apartment
- months of unemployment of mother in the previous year
- mother’s  worries about financial situation



B = +.32 means that if household income increases by 100 %, happiness increases by .32 points (3 %) on the happiness scale 1-10