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Correlational findings

Study Breslin et al. (2013): study GB 2009

Public:
16+ aged general public Northern Ireland, 2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4663
Non Response:
45,4%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Access to a car
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question; Over the ladst 12 month would you say your health has been
5 very good
4  good
3  average
2  poor
1  very poor

Dichotomized 1 (5+4), 0 (3+2+1)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-10-h OR = 1.25 p < .05 Access to a car/all respondents
CI95[1.05-1.75]

OR for respondents with poor health 1.41
CI95[1.13-1.71]

OR's controled for:
- age
- social class

Happiness dichotomized: <7 vs 7 or more