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Correlational findings

Study Obucina (2013): study DE 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1994-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 209989
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Classified in 5 age categories:
a) 18-29 aged (reference)
b) 30-39 aged
c) 40-49 aged
d) 50-59 aged
e) 50-65 aged

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.20 p < .01 30-39 AGED (vs 18-29 aged) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.35 p < .01 40-49 AGED (vs 18-29 aged) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.37 p < .01 50-59 AGED (vs 18-29 aged) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.12 p < .01 60-65 AGED (vs 18-29 aged)

B's controlled for:
- Relative deprivation
- Household income
- Household composition
- Marital status
- Gender
- Education
- Foreign-born
- Employment status
- House ownership
- Living in West- vs East-Germany
- Savings
- Health
- Year controls