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Correlational findings

Study Botha et al. (2018): study ZA 2012

Public:
16+ aged general public, South Africa, 2012
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2012_1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2111
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age and age squared
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: log(age)
b: log (age squared)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = -2.4 none LOG AGE

Beta controlled for:
- individual SES index / individual SES quartiles
- family situation
     - attachment
     - changeability
     - household size
     - household structure
     - female-headed household
- personal characteristics
     - log(age), log(age squared)
     - gender
     - race (coloured, Asian/Indian, white)
     - marital status
     - health status
     - religion status
- location
     - geographical area
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = -1.7 none similar results when Beta is controlled for:
- household SES index
- household SES quartiles
- subjective SES index
- subjective SES quartiles
(instead of individual SES index)
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +2.4 none LOG AGE SQUARED

Beta controlled for:
- individual SES index / individual SES quartiles
- family situation
- personal characteristics
- location
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +1.7 none similar results when Beta is controlled for:
- household SES index
- household SES quartiles
- subjective SES index
- subjective SES quartiles
(instead of individual SES index)