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Correlational findings

Study Gschwandtner et al. (2015): study GB 2012

Public:
16+ aged, general public UK, 2012
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews and self completion form

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 16-24
2: 25-34  (reference)
3: 35-49
4: 50-64
5: 65+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = + p < .01 age 16-24 (vs 25-34)
- males    +.37 (01)
- females  +.30 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - age 35-49 (vs 25-34)
- males    -.06 (ns)
- females  -.16 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- s age 50-64 (vs 25-34)
- males    +.12 (05)
- females  -.12 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = + s age 65+   (vs 25-34)
- males    +.39 (01)
- females  +.15 (05)

b's controled for:
- socio-economic backgroud (parents education)
- own education
- marital status
- age of youngest child
- ethnicity
- employment status
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-iv = Similar results in an instrumental variables analysis using sporting