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Correlational findings

Study Hogan et al. (2016): study ZZ Western nations 2007

Public:
25-85 aged inhabitants of 5 big cities, western nations 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
mostly by smartphone

Correlate

Authors's Label
Performance of city
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Crorbach alpha: 25-34 aged:.65; 35-49 aged: .67; 50-64 aged: +.66'65-85 aged: ,61
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on 6 questions:
a: It is easy for children in this city to go to a good school
b: My city is a good place to rear and care for children
c:  It is easy to get good quality health care is my city
d: My city has many facilities for socially disadvantaged peo ple, such as the old , the handicapped and the poor
Ie:  feel safe walking around the city at night
5: strongly agree
4: agree
3: neither agree nor disagree
2; disagree
1 strongly disagree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb b = +.04 p < .70 25-34 aged O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb b = +.15 p < .04 35-49 aged O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb b = +.45 p < .001 50-64 aged O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb b = +.60 p < .002 65-85 aged
b controled for:
- personal characteristics
  - marital status
  - income
- mediating variables
  - self-reported health
  - feel connection to people in neighbourhood
  - trust in local government
  - opportunities for voluntering in city
  - job opportunities in city