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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
Country
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: Austria (reference)
b: Germany
c: Belgium
d: Sweden
e: Netherlands
f: Denmark
g: Spain
h: Italy
i: Greece
j: France

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.89 ns GERMANY (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 1.00 ns BELGIUM (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 2.43 p < .01 SWEDEN (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 1.06 ns Sweden (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 2.38 p < .01 NETHERLANDS (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 3.89 p < .01 DENMARK (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.40 p < .01 SPAIN (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.98 ns Spain (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.46 p < .01 ITALY (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.34 p < .01 GREECE (vs Austria) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.93 ns Greece (vs Austria)
not satisfied and satisfied vs very satisfied
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e OR = 0.47 p < .01 FRANCE (vs Austria)

OR controlled for:
-gender
-age
-marital status
-limitations in daily activities
-education
-income
-house ownership
-neighborhood
-infrastructure
-children
-receives help
-provides help
-leisure

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