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Correlational findings

Study Greenfield & Marks (2007): study US 1995

Public:
25-74 aged, general public, USA, 1995
Survey name:
MIDUS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3032
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
After the telephone interview 87% of the respondents completed a self-administered mailback questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
Self rated health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: In general, would you say your health is..
1: very poor

2
3
4
5: excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b b = +.30 p < .001 C-BW-c-sq-n-11-b Beta = +.24 b and beta controlled for:
- age
- gender
- education
- income
- employment status
- marital status
- parental status
- religious participation

Beta unaffected by additionsl control for
- religious social identity