# Correlational findings

## Study Anand et al. (2005): study GB 2000

Public
16+ aged, general public, UK, 2000
Survey name
UK-BHPS 2000
Sample
Respondents
N = 12040
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

## Correlate

Authors's Label
Able to work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions:
a  Does your health keep you from doing some types of work?
1: Yes (to some extent)
2: Can do nothing (totally)
3: No (reference)

b For work you can do, how much does your health limit the amount of work you can do?
1: A lot
2: Just a little
3: Somewhat
4: Not at all (reference)

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = +.02 ns FEMALES
a-"Yes",health limit from doing some types
(vs"No")
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = -.67 p < .05 a-"Can do nothing"             (vs"No") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = -.06 ns b-health limit "A lot"         (vs"Not at all") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = +.14 p < .05 b-health limit "Just a little" (vs"Not at all") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = +.02 ns b-health limit "Somewhat"      (vs"Not at all") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = -.03 ns MALES
a-"Yes",health limit from doing some types
(vs"No")
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = -.17 ns a-"Can do nothing"             (vs"No") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = -.12 ns b-health limit "A lot"         (vs"Not at all") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = +.15 p < .05 b-health limit "Just a little" (vs"Not at all") O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-b = +.07 ns b-health limit "Somewhat"     (vs"Not at all")

B's controled for other aspects of capability:
- Opportunities for:
- health limits
- move to another house
- car available
- no vandalism or crime in the area
- high education
- Mental problems: no more than usual
- able to concentrate
- sleep lost over worrying
- feeling unhappy or depressed
- strain
- lose selfconfidence
- Control over life: no less than usual
- capable of making decisions
- able to overcome difficulties
- able to face up to problems
- Can afford
- holiday
- new clothes
- taking friends out for drink or diner
- Being respected, no less than usual
- think of yourself as worthless
- played a usefull part in things
- Enjoy; no less tha usual
- felt happy
- enjoyed day-to-day activities
- Participate in society
- vote in last general election
- Satisfaction with life domains
(residual variation: proxi for personality)
- job
- partner
- health
- house
- household income
- social life
- leisure