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Correlational findings

Study Gray (2014): study DE 2002

Public:
Heads of households, Germany, 2002, 2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7712
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Poor Health
B: Satisfactory Health
C: Good Health
D: Very Good Health

Rated as:
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +1.1 p < .01 FIXED EFFECTS analysis

Poor health         (vs not)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +1.8 p < .01 Satisfactory Health (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +2.5 p < .01 Good Health         (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +2.9 p < .01 Very Good Health    (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.50 p < .01 BIVARIATE analysis (Joint modelling of Life satisfaction and Financial concerns)

Poor health         (vs not)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.73 p < .01 Satisfactory Health (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.96 p < .01 Good Health         (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +1.1 p < .01 Very Good Health    (vs not)

OPRCs controlled for:
- financial situation
  - financial concerns
  - total assets
  - household income
  - debt
  - net wealth
- social situation
  - marital status
  - household size
  - education
  - employment
- age