print

Correlational findings

Study Blaauw & Pretorius (2013): study ZA 2008

Public:
20+ aged general public, South Africa, 2008
Survey name:
US-National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13792
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Distribution
1=28,75% 0=31,25%
Operationalization
1: Married
0: Not married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-n b = +,16 p < .00 Stronger among females (b= +.20 (00)

b controlled for:
- Personal characteristics:
  - Ethnicity
  - Gender
  - BMI
  - Obese
  - Having children
  - Education
  - Religion important
- Regional characteristics:
  - Urban-rural
  - Income per capita
  - Province