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Correlational findings

Study Liu et al. (2015a): study GB 1996

Public:
Female, aged 50-69, United Kingdom, 1996-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1300000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
At recruitment, and every 3-5 years subsequently women were posted a quaestionnaire asking about sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and health.

Correlate

Authors's label
Self rated health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreported health:
1 Poor
2 Fair
3 Good
4 Excellent

Recoded by author to:
1 Fair or poor
2 Excellent or good (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-u-sq-v-4-d D% = + p < .01 Excellent or good health:14,1% unhappy
Fair or poor health:     50,1% unhappy
- Difference:            36,0% unhappy
M-TH-u-sq-v-4-d OR = .30 p < .01 Fair or poor vs. excelent

CI99[0.293-0.303]

OR controlled for:
- age
- area deprivation
- body-mass index
- qualifications
- strenuous exercise
- smoking
- alcohol
- living w. partner
- parity
- participation in group activities
- sleep duration