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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
Limitations in daily activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: For the past 6 months at least, to what extent have you been limited because of a health problem in activities people usually do?
Categorized as:
0: No limitations
1: Severe limitations

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e D% = - p < .01 MEN                  % happy
- no limitation       37,2
- severe limitation   25,2
-difference           12,0
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e D% = - p < .01 WOMEN
- no limitation      37,5
- severe limitation  18,8
-difference          18.7           

Difference greater among women than among men (01)
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 1.97 p < .01 SOME limitations (vs severe) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 1.12 ns OR'S controlled for:
-age
-gender
-marital status
-education
-income
-house ownership
-neighborhood
-infrastructure
-children
-receives help
-provides help
-leisure
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 2.35 p < .01 not satisfied (vs satisfied and very satisfied) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 1.20 ns OR additionally controlled for country O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 3.55 p < .01 NO LIMITATIONS (vs severe) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 2.17 p < .01 not satisfied and satisfied (vs very satisfied)

OR controlled for:
-age
-gender
-marital status
-education
-income
-house ownership
-neighborhood
-infrastructure
-children
-receives help
-provides help
-leisure
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 4.35 p < .01 O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 2.42 p < .01 OR additionally controlled for country

OR's computed for 'very satisfied or satisfied' (vs not satisfied)
Similar results when computed for 'very satisfied' (vs satisfied and not satisfied)