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Correlational findings

Study Kim et al. (2012): study US 2006

Public
50+ aged general public, USA, 2006
Survey name
US-HRS wave 8
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Net worth
Our Classification
Remarks
Equivaliyed net worth (i.e. divided by the square root of household size)
Distribution
Full sample: M = 348,539, SD = 1373,556
Male: M = 395,447, SD = 1578,715
Female: M = 320,869, SD = 1236,134
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Net worth of total wealth: Total assets minus debt

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.13 p < .000 MEN

b controled for:
- incoome
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.01 ns b additionally controled for:
- satisfaction with wealth
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.01 ns b additionally controled for:
- age
- education
- partner status
- employment status
- medical conditions
- disability
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.18 p < .000 WOMEN

b controled for:
- incoome
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.07 p < .05 b additionally controled for:
- satisfaction with wealth
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b b = +.04 ns b additionally controled for:
- age
- education
- partner status
- employment status
- medical conditions
- disability