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Correlational findings

Study Gagliardi et al. (2010): study ZZ Western Europe 2000

Public:
55+ aged, Germany and Italy, 2000
Survey name:
INT-MOBILATE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2118
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Activity of daily living index
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha: Germany=0.94 Italy=0.92
Distribution
Germany: M=14,7  SD=5,2 (N=1518)
Italy: M=15,3   SD=5,2  (N=600)
Operationalization
The index is a list of 10 activities (range 10-30, 10 performs with ease, 30 unable to perform).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba OR = 0.94 p < .004 none Germany: CI95 [0.9-1.0] O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba OR = 0.95 p < .101 none Italy: CI95 [0.9-1.0]

The authors divided life satisfaction into two groups of high and low life satisfaction for logistic regression, with the 75th percentile being the cut-off point.

OR is adjusted for:
- age
- gender