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Correlational findings

Study Pfaff & Hirata (2013): study GB 1996

Public:
18+ aged general public, United Kingdom, followed 12 years,1996-2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 125095
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Net real equalized household income (in price level of 1987, pounds)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.04 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in household income O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.00 ns CURRENT Happiness (T) by CHANGE in household income (T-1 to T)

b's controlled for:
- Age squared
- Marital status
- Number of children in the household
- Health satisfaction
- Employment status
- House ownership
- Person requiring health in the household
- Regional GDP/capita growth