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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL Rotterdam 1997

Public:
13+ aged, general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997-2009.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21091
Non Response:
67%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
1 bad
2 moderate
3 good
4 very good
5 excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab DM = + Bad       M = 2,51
Moderate  M = 2,72
Good      M = 3,05
Very good M = 3,22
Excellent M = 3,38

Very similar to values in subjective health.
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab Beta = + p < .001 Controled for:
individual characteristics
- unemployment
- income (net household)
- education level
- household size
- immigrant (nonwestern)
evironmental conditions
- district deprivation