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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 facilities (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 = -.01 p < .05 none PORBIT ADAPTED OLS

B controlled for:
- social characteristics
- personality traits
- relative lack of
  - income
  - savings
  - durables
  - accomodation
  - health

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.012 (05)

Not significant when B additionally controlled for:
- relative lack of
  - social life
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.02 ns none B additionally controlled for:
- absolute deprivation
  - facilities
  - durables
  - health

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = +.01 (ns)

No significant change when B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - social life