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Correlational findings

Study DeJonge et al. (2009): study NL 2006

Public:
12+ aged, The Netherlands, 2006-2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 23000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Drinking
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport of alcohol use
1. Does not drink
2. Drinks moderately
3. Drinks heavily

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% = +/- % happy:
1. 86.1%
2. 91.1%
3. 89.6%
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR = 0,5 p < .01 Does not drink (vs drinks moderately

OR controled for other life-style variables
- too little excercise
- smoking
- overweight

OR additionally controlled for:
- age
- self perceived health
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR = 1,0 ns Drinks heavily (vs drinks moderately)

OR controled for other life-style variables
- too little excercise
- smoking
- overweight

After additionally control for:
- age                 OR = 0,9 (ns)
- self rated health   OR = 0,9 (ns)

OR 0.8 when additionally controled for self perceived health
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d D% = +/- 1. 86.7%
2. 89.7%
3. 89.2%
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d OR = 0,6 p < .01 Does not drink (vs drinks moderately)

OR controled for other life-style variables
- too little excercise
- smoking
- overweight

After additionally control for:
- age                 OR = 0,6 (01)
- self rated health   OR = 0,7 (01)
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d OR = 1.1 ns Drinks heavily (vs drinks moderately)

OR controled for other life-style variables
- too little excercise
- smoking
- overweight

After additionally control for:
- age                 OR = 1,0 (ns)
- self rated health   OR = 1,0 (ns)