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
Child material deprivation index
Our Classification
Questions for adult who is respinsible for children aged 0-16 in the household whether (all) child(ren) have or do:
A. A family holiday away from home for at least one week a year?
B. Enough bedrooms for every child of10 or over of a different sex to have their own bedroom?
C. Leisure equipment such as sports equipment or a bicycle?
D. Celebrations on special occasionssuch as birthdays, Christmas or other religious festivals?
E. Go swimming at least once a month?
F. Ahobby or leisure activity?
G. Have friends around for tea or a snack once a fortnight?
H. Go to a toddler group, nursery or playgroup at least once a week?
I. Go on school trips?

The response categories are:
1: child(ren) would like this but I/we cannot afford this
0: others
    a. child(ren) have this
    b. child(ren) 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
-Household material deprivation index