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Correlational findings

Study Allain et al. (1996): study ZW 1994

Public:
60+ aged, general public, regions, Zimbabwe, 1994-1995
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 278
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
structured interview by trained research nurses

Correlate

Authors's label
children give material support
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report. Full question not reported.
Material support by children (cash, goods or services)
1 = yes
0 = no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-?-sq-v-2-a D% = + p < .005 % happy  
support by children      84%
no support by chldren    67%
-difference             +17%
M-TH-?-sq-v-2-a OR = 0,45 p < .001 OR for NOT happy if children give support CI95[0.22 - 0.84]

OR adjusted for:
- rural residence
- ever betrayed
- children give respect
- stisfied with financial circumstances
- better off than neighbours
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i D% = + p < .001 % happy in univariate analysis (p<0.001)
support by children      55%
no support by children   31%
-difference             +24%
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i OR = + ns OR adjusted for
-rural residence
-live with children
-children could give better support
-children give respect
-satisfied with financial circumstances
-better off than neighbours
-feels lonely