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Correlational findings

Study Hochman & Skopek (2013): study SE 2006

Public:
50+ aged general public, Sweden, 2006
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2572
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Debts and Wealth
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gross wealth controlled for debts, expressed in Euro PPP.
1. lowest quartile: poor
2.
3.
4. highest quartile: rich

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c DM = + O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c Beta = -.07 ns POOR (vs two middle quartiles 2&3) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c Beta = +.07 ns RICH (vs two middle quartiles 2&3)

Beta controlled for:
-gender
-household size
-age
-migrant status
-married
-education
-child
-employed, unemployed,
-homemaker
-health
-income
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c Beta = -.03 ns POOR (vs two middle quartiles 2&3) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c Beta = +.07 ns RICH (vs two middle quartiles 2&3)

Beta' s additionally controlled for:
-subjective economic hardship