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Correlational findings

Study Berger (2009): study DE 1994

Public:
Mothers aged 20-65, Germany, followed 14 years, 1994-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1994
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5706
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Self rated health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-rated health on a 5-point scale:

How would you describe your current state of health ?
1 Very Good
2 Good
3 Satisfactory
4 Not So Good
5 Bad
(From SOEP questionnaire and codebook)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.73 p < .01 B controlled for:
- Employment status
- Age
- Migration background
- Residual Household Income
- Education
- Person in need of care in househild
- Disabled
- East Germany
- Size of the municipality
- Self-employed
- Have a child in the coming year
- Partner status
- Number of children
- Age of the youngest child
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.40 p < .01 Fixed effects.
B same  controls as OLS except for age and migration background.