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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
Age
Our Classification
Remarks
T1-T3 lag: 36 months
Operationalization
in years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-c b = +.19 p < .05 none T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness, by age.

Beta controlled for:
- T1 happiness (to capture change)
- form of tenure
- demographic characteristics
  - marital status
  - education
  - income
  - sex
- occupational status
- housing condition
- neighborthood satisfaction

The coefficient is not significant for the T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness. (See Rohe & Stegman (1994), The Effects of Homeownership: on the Self-Esteem, Perceived Control and Life Satisfaction of Low-Income People.)