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Correlational findings

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

Public:
55+ aged, Hungary, 2000
Survey name:
INT-MOBILATE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 605
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Car in household
Our Classification
Distribution
Urban = 36,5%; Rural = 17,4%; p<.001
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
0: no car present in household
1: car present in household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Urban areas O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Rural areas

Beta's controlled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Environment:Housing:
  - housing amenities
  - home ownership
- Services:
  - medical services
  - services and shops
- Culture:
  - Cultural amenities
  - natural environment
- Security:
  - security
- Social Environment:
  - living together
  - division social network
  - friends/kin nearby
- Economic situation:
  - Income per person
- Health:
  - ADL
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = ns Urban areas O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.17 p < .05 Rural areas

When Beta's are additionally controlled for subjective indicators, rural areas's coefficient becomes significant.

Only standardized regression coefficient significant at a maximum error rate of alpha=.05 are shown.