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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 health (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 Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.15 p < .01 PORBIT ADAPTED OLS

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

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.133 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.17 p < .01 B additionally controlled for:
- relative lack
  - social life

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = -.137 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.04 p < .01 B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - facilities
  - durables
  - accomodation
  - health


Fixed effects. Random effects: B = -.032 (ns)

Not significant when B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - social life