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Correlational findings

Study Niedzwiedz et al. (2015): study ZZ EU 12 2006

Public:
50-75 aged, general public, 12 European nations, 2006-2007
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 16071
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
face-to-face computer assisted personal interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Financial distress, making ends meet
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respondents were asked to think about their households' total monthly income and rate the degree to which they felt able to make ends meet:
1.with great difficulty,
2.with some difficulty,
3.fairly easy,
4.easily.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.54 p < .001 INDIVIDUAL happiness by financial distress

Women in POST-COMMUNIST nations
(Men: +.47, p<.001)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.40 p < .001 Women in SOUTHERN nations
(Men: +.39, p< .001)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.40 p < .001 Women in BISMARCKIAN nations
(Men: +.33, p< .001)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = +.24 p < .001 Women in SCANDINAVIAN nations
(Men: +.40, p < 001)

b' s controlled for
-age, age squared
-life course SEI
-cohabituation status
-employment status