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Correlational findings

Study Christoph (2010): study DE 2007 /1

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2007
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11424
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Deprivation
Our Classification
Distribution
M=1.2; min.=0, max. = 9.7
Operationalization
Selfreport on 14 questions on deprivation:
A  An apartment located in a house, which is in a proper state of repair
B The house is located in a good neighborhood
C A separate bathroom with bathtub or shower
D Central heating, self-contained central heating or district heating
E A hot meal including meat, fish or poultry every 2 days
F A holiday away from home for at least 1 week a year
G To invite friends for dinner at home once a month
H A telephone
I A car
J A color TV
K A computer with internet access
L To be able to save a fixed amount a month
M I have savings in case of emergency
N To replace worn but still usable furniture with new
O To be able to pay the rent for the apartment and/or interest on the house or apartment one lives in always on time

1 Yes
0 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRC = -.05 p < .001 No controls O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRCs = -.28 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRC = -.05 p < .001 OLRC-S and OLRC controlled for:
- region
- nationality
- gender
- Age
- marital status
- education
- health
- employment status
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRCs = -.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRC = -.03 p < .001 OLRC-S and OLRC additionally controlled for:
- income
- savings
- debts