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Correlational findings

Study Taylor et al. (2009): study GB 1996

Public:
16+ aged, United Kingdom, 1996-2000, 2002-2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72954
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in financial incapability
Our Classification
Remarks
Questions and ratings not reported
Operationalization
Index constructed from questions about the following variables:
- perceived current financial situation
- reporting that financial situation has worsened since last year
- whether saves
- has housing payment problems
- problems required borrowing
- problems required cutbacks
-  been at least two months in housing arrears in last 12 months
A Not income-adjusted
B Income-adjusted
C Number of financial problems adjusted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e rs = +.19 CHANGE in life satisfaction by CHANGE in income sufficiwency
rs not significantly affected by adjusting for:
- income
- number of financial problems