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Correlational findings

Study Guven (2009): study DE 1984

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1984
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15397
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household size
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of people in the household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.23 p < .01 in 1984 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.31 p < .01 in 2005

b' s controlled for
-age
-education in years
-log income
-children
-female
-working part-time
-vocational training
-irregular part-time
-not working
-married
-annual doctor visits

R-squared in 1984: 0,06; in 2005: 0,12
Observations 1984: 10814 in 2005: 18078