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Correlational findings

Study Cuesta & Budria (2011): study DE 2000

Public:
18+ aged, heads of households, Germany, 2000-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Deprivation in savings (relative)
Our Classification
Remarks
Deprivation variable: weighted average difference between those who are better off and respondent's own score.
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.08 p < .01 none PORBIT ADAPTED OLS

B controlled for:
- social characteristics
  - age
  - gender
  - financial situation
  - education
  - household size
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - nationality
- personality traits
- relative lack of
  - income
  - facilities   (bath, toilet, etc)
  - durables     (car, telephone, etc)
  - health       (bad health, disabled etc)
  - accomodation (nr. Of rooms, etc)

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.054 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.09 p < .01 none B additionally controlled for:
- relative lack of
  - social life

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.052 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.01 ns none B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - facilities
  - durables
  - accomodation
  - health
  - social life

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = +.002 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.02 ns none B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - social life

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.004 (ns)