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Correlational findings

Study Slag (2017): study KR 2009

Public:
18+ aged general public, South Korea, followed 5 years 2009-2014
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 79474
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Self-reported health status
Our Classification
Distribution
a) Mean: 0.05, SD: 0.21
b) Mean: 0.51; SD: 0.50
c) Mean: 0.29, SD: 0.45
d) Mean: 0.12, SD: 0.33
e) Mean: 0.03; SD: 0.16
Operationalization
Self-perceived health:
a) Excellent
b) Good
c) Fair
d) Poor
e) Very poor (reference group)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.53 p < .01 a) Excellent   (vs very poor) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.45 p < .01 b) Good        (vs very poor) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.24 p < .01 c) Fair        (vs very poor) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.20 ns d) Poor        (vs very poor)

b-fix controlled for:
- yearly change of household income
- earlier household income
- reference group income
- age
- employment status
- marital status
- education level