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Correlational findings

Study Kopmann & Rehdanz (2014): study DE 2004

Public:
Working age people, Germany, followed 5 years 2004-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10123
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
5 Very good health (reference)
4 Good health
3 Fair health
2 Bad health
1 Very bad health

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.25 p < .01 Good (vs. very good). O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.60 p < .01 Good (vs. fair health) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -1.1 p < .01 Good (vs. bad health): b=-1.14 (p<.01) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -2.2 p < .01 Good (vs. very bad health): b=-2.16 (p<.01)

b's controlled for:
- Gender
- People (household size))
- Number of children
- Disabled or not
- Income
- Marital status
- Spouse in foreign country
- Years of education
- Working status
- German citizen or not
- Moving within or across municipalities


Additional control for labor market region effects did not effect beta.