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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
satisfied with financial circumstances
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question on satisfaction with economic circumstances on a scale from 1 to 4. Recoded into
1 = satisfied
0 = not satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-?-sq-v-2-a D% = + p < .005 % happy
satisfied with financial circumstances     96%
not satisfied with financial circumstances 76%
-difference                               +20%
M-TH-?-sq-v-2-a OR = 0,11 p < .001 OR for NOT happy when satisfied CI95[0.01-0.87]

OR adjusted for:
-rural residence
-ever betrayed
-children give material support
-children give respect
-better off than neighbours
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i OR = + p < .001 % happy  
satisfied with financial circumstances     86%
not satisfied with financial circumstances 42%
-difference                               +44%
O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-i OR = 0,24 p < .001 OR for NOT happy when satisfied CI95[0.1-0.61]

OR adjusted for:
-rural residence
-ever betrayed
-children give material support
-children give respect
-better off than neighbours