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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
Worries about financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 No worries about financial situation (reference)
1 Worries
  a Some worries
  b Major worries about financial situation (mother’s assessment)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.58 p < .001 Some worries about financial situation (vs no worries) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -1.6 p < .001 Major worries about financial situation (vs no worries)

B’s controlled for:
- east or west-german
- income
- condition of apartment
- mother’s  worries about financial situation

B = -1.6 means that a 1 point difference in house corresponds with 1.6 point difference in happiness on the 0-10 point scale.