Correlational findings

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

55+ aged, Italy, 2000
Survey name
N = 600
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Diversity social network
Our Classification
Urban: M=5,8; SD=2,1; Rural: M= 3,5; SD=1,9; p<.001
Related specification variables
Categories of potentially important persons not living in the same household as the respondents
Single questions:
Please tell me which persons are important to you (relatives friends, colleagues, professional helper)?
AUTHOR, verify question (question not found)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.13 p < .05 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
  - satisfaction with housing
  - satisfaction with living area
- Mobility:
  - car in household
  - satisfaction with public transportation
  - 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
  - friends/kin nearby
- Economic situation:
  - Income per person
  - satisfaction with finances
- Health:
  - ADL
  - satisfaction with health

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