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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
Performing physical activity
Our Classification
Distribution
% None: Germany: 14% (N=1518) Italy: 14% (N=600)

% Light: Germany: 52% (N=1518) Italy: 62% (N=600)

% Moderate/regular: Germany: 34% (N=1518) Italy: 24% (N=600)
Operationalization
1: None
2: Light
3: Moderate/regular

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba OR = 1.34 p < .029 Germany: CI95 [1.0-1.7] O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba OR = 1.86 p < .002 Italy: CI95 [1.3-2.8]

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