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Correlational findings

Study Herbers & Mulder (2017): study ZZ Europe 2012

Public:
50+ aged, general public, 16 European nations, 2012
Survey name:
SHARE wave 4
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 36015
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Computer assisted and additionally paper questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Dwelling size
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of rooms per dwelling:
a 3-5 rooms (reference)
b 0-2 rooms
c 6 or more rooms
d number of rooms per person

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = -.16 p < .01 0-2 rooms              (vs. 3-5 rooms) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.10 p < .01 6 or more rooms        (vs. 3-5 rooms) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = -.00 ns number of rooms per person (b=-.004)

b's controlled for:
housing situation
  - housing tenure
  - household composition
personal characteristic
  - education level
  - labour-market status
  - skill levels
environment
  - degree of urbanization
  - self-reported health
- gender
- age
- country