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Correlational findings

Study Borooah (2006): study GB Northern Ireland 2002

Public:
Adult general public, Northern Ireland, 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3039
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Owner-occupier: no mortgage and mortgage
Our Classification
Operationalization
Having no-mortgages
Having mortgages

Exact operationalization is not reported by the authors

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b OLRC = -.10 ns NO-MORTGAGES
Marginal probability of being happy (z-score): 2.3% (5.4%)
O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b OLRC = +.16 ns MORTGAGES
Marginal probability of being happy (z-score): -3.6% (9.1%)

OLRC controled for:
- gender
- age
- income
- marital status
- employment status
- educational attainment
- mortgages
- being a parent
- public sector tenant
- health status
- religion
- redidential area (village/small town/ big town)