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Correlational findings

Study Dittmann & Goebel (2010): study DE 2000

Public:
17+ aged general public, Germany, followed 7 years, 2000-2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 27249
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Face-to-face interviews and statistical data on neighbourhoods

Correlate

Authors's label
City size
Our Classification
Operationalization
City size:
a) <100.000 inhabitants (reference)
b) 100.000 to 200.000 inhabitants
c) 200.000 to 300.000 inhabitants
d) >300.000 inhabitants

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.04 ns >100.000 TO ≤200.000 INHABITANTS (vs <100.000)
In West-Germany
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.02 ns In East-Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.22 p < .05 >200.000 TO ≤300.000 INHABITANTS (vs <100.000)
In West-Germany
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.52 p < .01 In East-Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.05 ns >300.000 INHABITANTS              (vs <100.000)
In West-Germany
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.03 ns In East-Germany