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Correlational findings

Study Mollenkopf et al. (2004): study DE 2000

Public:
55+ aged, Germany, 2000
Survey name:
INT-MOBILATE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with public transportation
Our Classification
Distribution
Germany West: Urban: M=7.7; SD=2.1; Rural: M= 5.3; SD=2.8; p<.001
Germany East: Urban: M=7.1; SD=2.1; Rural: M= 6.6; SD=2.8; p<.01
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
All in all, how satisfied are you with the public transport in your area?
Rated on 11-point numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.11 p < .05 Germany West
-urban areas
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -rural areas O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = Germany East
-urban areas
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -rural

Beta's controlled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Environment:Housing:
  - housing amenities
  - home ownership
  - satisfaction with housing
  - satisfaction with living area
- Mobility:
  - car in household
  - satisfaction with mobility
- Services:
  - medical services
  - services and shops
  - satisfaction with services
- Culture:
  - Cultural amenities
  - natural environment
  - satisfaction with leisure
- Security:
  - security
- Social Environment:
  - living together
  - division social network
  - friends/kin nearby
- Economic situation:
  - Income per person
  - satisfaction with finances
- Health:
  - ADL
  - satisfaction with health