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Correlational findings

Study Shields et al. (2009): study AU 2001

Public:
15+ aged general public, Australia, 2001
Survey name:
AU-HILDA 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13903
Non Response:
34%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Additionally self-completion questionnaires were used.

Correlate

Authors's label
Poor English speaking ability
Our Classification
Operationalization
Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview?
A) Language problems
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = -.25 p < .01 MALES O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = -.38 p < .01 FEMALES

OPRC's controlled for:
- neighbourhood fixed effects (unobserved characteristics of the neighbourhood)
- age and age squared
- number of children
- marital status
- number of parents
- being an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander
- immigrant status
- health
- education
- employment status
- household income
- house ownership
- religion
- frequency-preference of paying bills
- suspicious of interview questions
- others present during interview
- respondent was living with both parents  
  at age 14