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Correlational findings

Study Frijters et al. (2004a): study DE 1991 /1

Public:
21-64 aged general public, East Germany, 1991-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3086
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Disability
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Disabled: 1 yes, 0 no
b) Level of disability: measured in percentages
c) Invalid in household: 1 yes, 0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.26 a) disabled, men only O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.01 a) disabled, women only O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.01 b) level of disbility, men only O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.00 b) level of disability, women only O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.31 c) invalid in the household, men pnly O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.60 c) invalid in the household, women pnly

Beta's controlled for:
- marital status
- number of children
- employment status
- household income
- border east/west germany
- year dummies