Correlational findings

Study Knies (2011): study GB 2008

Young people, aged 10-15, UK, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 2163
Non Response:
Multiple asesment methods
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI) & Questionnaire: paper


Authors's label
Household material deprivation index
Our Classification
Selfreport on questions:
Do you (and your family partner) have...
A. A holiday away from home for at leastone week a year, whilst not staying with relatives at their home?
B. Friends or family around for a drink or meal at least once a month?
C. Two pairs ofall weathershoes for all adult members of the family?
D. Enough money to keep your house in a decent state of repair?
E. Household contents insurance?
F. Enough money to make regular savings of £10 a month or more for rainy days or retirement?
G. Enough money to replace any worn out furniture?
H. Enough money to replace or repair major electrical goods such as a refrigerator or a washing machine, when broken?

Resonse categories for each question:
1:: we cannot afford this
0: others
    a. we have this
    b.we do not need/want this
    c.not applicable

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-f-7-a b = ns B controlled for:
-Basic socio-demographics
-British/Irish White
-Lives in England
-Family conposition
-Number of biological parents in household
-Number of children in household
-Hosehold income
-Standard of living
-Child material deprivation index