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Correlational findings

Study Gaymu & Springer (2010): study ZZ Europe 2004

Public:
60+ aged living alone, 10 European Nations, 2004
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3501
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Female vs male
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: Male (reference)
1: Female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e D% = + p < .01           % happy
- Male      M:30,2% SD:13,0
- Female    M:26,0% SD:12.5
-difference    4.2%
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.83 p < .01 female (vs male)

OR controlled for:
-age
-marital status
-limitations in daily activities
-education
-income
-house ownership
-neighborhood
-infrastructure
-children
-receives help
-provides help
-leisure
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.90 ns OR additionally controlled for country

OR's similar when computed for 'very satisfied and satisfied' (vs not satisfied) instead of 'very satisfied' (vs satisfied and not satisfied)