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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
Female-headed household status
Our Classification
Remarks
sign reversed by the WDH team
Operationalization
1: female-headed household (reference)
0: male-headed household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab Beta = +.03 Beta controlled for:
- individual SES index
- 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

Beta unaffected by alternativ control of SES:
- individual SES quartiles
- household SES index
- household SES quartiles
- subjective SES index
- subjective SES quartiles