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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 of youngest child
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: no children under 16 (reference)
1. 0-2
2. 3-4
3. 5-11
4. 12-15

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- s Aged 0-2              (vs no children under 16)
- males    +.15 (01)
- females  +.09 (10)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Aged 3-4              (vs no children under 16)
- males    +.07 (ns)
- females  -.10 (10)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Aged 5-11            (vs no children under 16)
- males    -.05 (ns)
- females  -.14 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - s Aged 12-15           (vs no children under 16)
- males    -.02 (ns)
- females  -.18 (01)

b's controled for:
- age
- socio-economic backgroud (parents education)
- own education
- marital status
- employment status
- ethnicity
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting