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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
Health status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreported health. Full question not reported
1: poor/ fair  (reference)
2: good
3: very good/excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.16 GOOD                 (vs poor/fair)

Beta controlled for:
- individual SES index / individual SES quartiles / household SES index / household 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
  - religion
- location
  - geographical area
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.11 Beta additionally controlled for:
- subjective SES index / subjective SES quartiles
- family situation
- personal characteristics
- location
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.34 VERY GOOD/EXCELLENT  (vs poor/fair)

Beta controlled for:
- individual SES index / individual SES quartiles
- family situation
- personal characteristics
- location
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.32 Beta additionally controlled for:
- household SES index / household SES quartiles
- family situation
- personal characteristics
- location
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.25 Beta additionally controlled for:
- subjective SES index / subjective SES quartiles
- family situation
- personal characteristics
- location