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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
Distribution
Asthma: M = 0.056 SD = overall: 0.229 within: 0.073
Chronic bronchitis: M = 0.021 SD = overall: 0.145 within: 0.046
Myocardial infrarction: M = 0.007 SD = overall: 0.083 within 0.033
High blood pressure: M = 0.163 SD = overall: 0.124 within: 0.051
Cerebral stroke: M = 0.001 SD = overall: 0.039 within: 0.016
Rheumatoid arthiritis: M = 0.068 SD = overall:: 0.252 within: 0.098
Osteoarthiritis: M = 0.118 SD = overall: 0.323 within: 0.098
Fibromyalgia: M = 0.067 SD = overall: 0.250 within: 0.079
Chronic back pain: M = 0.165 SD = overall: 0.371 within: 0.137
Chonic throat disease: M = 0.027 SD = overall: 0.163 within: 0.070
Diabetes: M = 0.029 SD = overall: 0.168 within: 0.042
Allergy: M = 0.145 SD = overall:0.353 within: 0.140
Ulcer: M = 0.012 SD = overall: 0.109 within: 0.049
Cirrhosis: M = 0.004 SD = overall: 0.063 within: 0.020
Cancer: M = 0.008 SD = overall: 0.90 within: 0.046
Benign tumor: M = 0.010 SD = overall: 0.099 within: 0.046
Severe headache: M = 0.077 SD = overall:0.267 within: 0.096
Urinary incontinence: M = 0.103 SD = overall: 0.303 within: 0.115
Thyroid disease: M = 0.043 SD = overall: 0.203 within: 0.061
Ophthalmic disease: M = 0.037 SD = overall: 0.188 within: 0.071
Irritable bowel syndrome: M = 0034 SD = overall: 0.180 within: 0.076
Cold: M = 0.104 SD = overall: 0.305 within: 0.160
Chronic fatigue syndrome: M = 0.084 SD = overall; 0.278 within: 0.113
Alcohol/drug addiction: M = 0.021 SD = overall: 0.144 within: 0.045
Chronic anxiety: M = 0.105 SD = overall: 0.307 within: 0.131
Chronic depression: M = 0.056 SD = overall: 0.231 within: 0.085
Other mental disorders: M = 0.032 SD = overall: 0.175 within: 0.076
ADD/ADHD: M = 0.054 SD = overall: 0.225 within: 0.000
Sexually transmitted diseases: M = 0.005 SD = overall: 0.074 within: 0.000
Eating disorders: M = 0.015 SD = overall: 0.123 within: 0.000
Post-traumatic stress: M = 0.024 SD = overall: 0.153 within: 0.000
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