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Correlational findings

Study Crivelli et al. (2016): study CH 2012

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, followed 9 years, 2004-2012
Survey name:
CH-SHP pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6960
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in year of interview:
1 18-25  (reference)
2 26-35
3 36-45
4 46-55
5 56-65
6 66-75

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h DM = +/-                    Mean Difference SD    N
1 18-25 (reference)8.16            1.23  794
2 26-35            8.08   -0.08    1.38 1176
3 36-45            8.00   -0.16    1.43 1909  
4 46-55            7.96   -0.20    1.54 1586
5 56-65            8.08   -0.08    1.70 1266
6 66-75            8.33   +0.17    1.58  776
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = -.04 p < .01 O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = +.00 p < .05 Age squared

Beta's controlled for:
- current self-perceived health
- earlier health
- marital status
- children (yes/no)
- income
- employment status
- death of a closely related person
- termination of a close relationship
- conflicts with/among related persons
- physical activity