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Correlational findings

Study Zumbro (2011): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged, general public,Germany 1992-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 279394
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Homeownership
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 - Homeowner
0 - Renter

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OR = 1.16 p < .01 OR controlled for:
- region (E. or W. Germany)
- individual characteristics
  - age, age2
  - gender
  - employment status
  - marital status
  - education level
  - income
  - self rated health
  - disability
Home owners have a 16% higher chance of being happy than renters.