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Correlational findings

Study Kotakorpi & Laamanen (2010): study FI 2000

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in community
Our Classification
Operationalization
More expenses than expected on the basis of treatment days in special private health care (residue variance in regression with expenses as dependent variable and visits and treatment days as independent variables).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.12 ns OPRC controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  - income
  - age
  - gender
  - employment
  - education
  - marital status
  - children
  - religiousness
  - time spend with friends
  - unfit for work
- Municipality level variables:
  - log of average income
  - unemployement rate
  - log of houseprices
  - log of net expenditures in soc. services & administration
  - log of net expenditures in education & culture
  - net expenditures in other sectors
  - excess exenditures in primary public healthcare