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Correlational findings

Study Rohe & Basolo (1997): study US Baltimore, Maryland 1989

Public:
18+ aged, heads of low-income households, Baltimore city, United States, followed 36 months, 1989-1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 283
Non Response:
Assessment:

assesment method not reported

Correlate

Authors's label
Change to owner
Our Classification
Remarks
In T1, half of the sample participated in homeownership program, the others continued to rent and to receive Section 8 rental assistance. T1-T3 lag: 36 months
Operationalization
0: renter
1: buyer

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-c Beta = +.23 p < .01 T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness at T3, by T3 form of tenure.

Beta controlled for:
- T1 happiness (to capture change)
- Demographic characteristics
  - age
  - sex
  - marital status
  - education
  - income
- occupational status
- housing condition
- neighborthood satisfaction