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Correlational findings

Study Lombardo et al. (2018): study CA 2003

Public:
12+ aged, general public, Canada, 2003-2012
Survey name:
CN-Canadian Community Health Survey: combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 666574
Non Response:
72,9
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in health compared to 1 year ago
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question. Text not specified.

1 Much worse (reference)
2 Some worse
3 Same
4 Some better
5 Much better

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a DM = + p < .0001                         Mean   DM    CI95%
1 Much worse(reference) 3.34   -     3.32-3.37
2 Some worse            3.93   +0.59 3.93-3.94
3 Same                  4.31   +0.97 4.31-4.31
4 Some better           4.25   +0.91 4.24-4.25
5 Much better           4.40   +1.04 4.39-4.41
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a OR = + p < .0001                         OR    CI95%
1 Much worse(reference) -     
2 Some worse            1.38  1.31-1.46
3 Same                  1.71  1.62-1.81
4 Some better           1.77  1.67-1.87
5 Much better           2.35  2.23-2.49

OR controlled for:
- Current:
      - selfreported mental health
      - selfreported general health
      - selfreported stress in life
      - sense of community belonging
      - household income