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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
Years since migration
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question to people who were born outside of Germany:
When did you come to Germany?

a) <10 years ago
b) 10-20 years ago
c) 20-30 years ago
d) >30 years ago
e) German-born (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.19 p < .01 MIGRATED <10 YEARS AGO        (vs. German born)

Per region of birth:
Turks:           -.10(ns)
East-Europeans:  +.33(01)
South-Europeans: +.19(05)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.06 p < .10 MIGRATED 10-20 YEARS AGO      (vs. German born)

Per region of birth:
Turks:           +.00(ns)
East-Europeans:  +.17(01)
South-Europeans: +.04(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.00 ns MIGRATED 20-30 YEARS AGO      (vs. German born)

Per region of birth:
Turks:           -.09(10)
East-Europeans:  -.04(ns)
South-Europeans: +.13(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.15 p < .01 MIGRATED >30 YEARS AGO        (vs. German born)

Per region of birth:
Turks:           -.16(05)
South-Europeans: -.08(ns)

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