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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 asesment methods
Computer assisted and additionally paper questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Household composition
Our Classification
Operationalization
a living alone (reference)
b living with a partner
c living with children
d living with partner and child(ren)
e living with partner and other household member(s)
f  living with other household member(s)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.43 p < .01 living w. partner                (vs. living alone) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = -.18 p < .01 living w. children                (vs. living alone) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.36 p < .01 living w. partner and child(ren)  (vs. living alone) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = -.15 p < .05 living w. other household members (vs. living alone)

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