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Correlational findings

Study Halman et al. (1987): study ZZ EU 10 1981 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, EU 10 nations, 1981
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12464
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Own home-EC
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "Does the house/flat you live in, belong to you, do you rent the place or does it belong to someone you live with? (order reversed)
1 Living with owner
2 Rented from organization
3 Rented from community
4 Own home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DMt = + Own home           Mt'=  7.44
Rent/community     Mt'=  7.00
Rent/organization  Mt'=  6.67
Live with owner    Mt'=  6.78
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 EC

O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DMt = + EC (stratified sample)
Own home          Mt' = 6.89
Rent/community    Mt' = 6.67
Rent/organization Mt' = 6.33
Live with owner   Mt' = 6.33
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = In none of the european countries, ß weights of this variable reached .10 level in multiple regression analysis, when controlling for:
- life satisfaction (O-HL)
- affect (A-AB)
- satisfaction with
  - income
  - health
  - family life;
- age
- income
- sexe
- marital status
- having children
- work
- urbanisation
- type of dwelling
- religiousness
- social participation
- uncertainty about future
- expected negative changes in income
- satisfaction 5 years in past and future
- tolerance
- loneliness
- misantropy
- hopeless about life
- sense of control.