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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
Self-reported health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question, text not reported:
3 very good or excellent
2 good health (reference)
1 fair or poor health

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.49 p < .01 very good or excellent (vs. good health) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-c b = -.83 p < .01 fair or poor health    (vs. good health)

b's controlled for:
housing situation
  - dwelling size
  - household composition
  - housing tenure
personal characteristics
  - education level
  - labour-market status
  - occupation level
  - gender
  - age
environment
  - degree of urbanization
country