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Correlational findings

Study Sander (2011): study US 2000 /1

Public:
25+ aged general public, United States, 2000-2006
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair, or poor?
1: Poor (reference)
2: Fair
3: Good
4: Excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OPRC = -.25 p < .01 FAIR      (vs poor) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OPRC = +.10 p < .01 GOOD      (vs poor) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OPRC = +.50 p < .01 EXCELLENT (vs poor)

OPRC's controlled for:
- income
- living in a metropol
- age and age squared
- race
- gender
- country of birth
- religion
- working full-time
- marital status
- region in US
- former education