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Correlational findings

Study Asgeirsdottir et al. (2017): study IS 2007

Public:
18-79 aged, general public, Iceland, followed 5 years 2007-2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Current disease
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on question "Have you ever suffered from …..
1 yes
0 no

a: Asthma
b: Chronic bronchitus
c: Myocardial infraction
d: Coronary disease
e: High blood pressure
f: Cerebral stroke
g: Rheumatoid arthritis
h: Osteoarthritis
i: Fibromyalgia
j: Chronic back pain
k: Chronic throat disease
l: Diabetes
m: Allergy
n: Ulcer
o: Cirrhosis
p: Cancer
q: Benign tumor
r: Severe headache
s: Urinary incontinence
t: Thyroid disease
u: Ophthalmic disease
v: Irritable bowel syndrome
w: Cold
x: Chronic fatigue syndrome
y: Alcohol/drug addiction
z: Chronic anxiety
aa: Chronic depression
ab: Other mental disorders
ac: ADD/ADHD
ad: Sexually transmitted diseases
ae: Eating disorders
af: Post-traumatic stress

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.08 ns Asthma O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.20 p < .10 Chronic brochnitus O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.27 p < .10 Myocardial infarction O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.22 p < .10 Cardiovascular disease O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.11 p < .05 High blood pressure O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = +.45 ns Cerebral stroke O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.31 p < .01 Rheumatoid arthritis O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.21 p < .01 Osteoarthritis O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.41 p < .01 Fibromyalgia O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.28 p < .01 Chronic back pain O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.32 p < .01 Chronic throat disease O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.09 ns Diabetes O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.08 p < .10 Allergy O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.43 p < .05 Ulcer O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.48 p < .05 Cirrhosis O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = +.16 ns Cancer O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.21 ns Benign tumor O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.25 p < .01 Severe headache O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.32 p < .01 Incontinence O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.26 p < .01 Thyroid disease O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.23 p < .01 Ophthalmic disease O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.11 ns Irritable bowel syndrom O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.03 ns Cold O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.70 p < .01 Chronic fatigue syndrome O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.70 p < .01 Alcohol/drug addiction O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -1.1 p < .01 Chronic anxiety O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -1.2 p < .01 Chronic depression O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.98 p < .01 Other mental illness O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.37 p < .01 ADD/ADHD O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.50 p < .05 Sexually transmitted disease O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.80 p < .01 Eating disorders O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e OPRC = -.95 p < .01 Post-traumatic stress O-HL-u-sq-n-10-e = OPRCs ontroled for:
- age
- age squared
- gender
- marital status
- degree of urbanization
- number of children
- year dummies

Order unchanged adfter additional control for:
- education
- labor market status