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Correlational findings

Study Okulicz-Kozaryn et al. (2015): study US 2011

Public:
18+ aged, general public, the US, 2011
Survey name:
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8907
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
98.6% interviews were conducted through telephone

Correlate

Authors's label
Health status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Would you say (your/HEAD's) health in general is ... ?
5. excellent
4. very good
3. good
2. fair
1. poor

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.20 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Car ownership
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.20 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Number of cars in household
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.20 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Car price
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.21 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Car price
-Year in which acquired first car

Above B's all additionally controlled for
-Total family income
-Rent a dwelling
-Other than own/rent a dwelling
-Number of children in household
-Health status
-Gender
-Marital status
-Age
-State dummy