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Correlational findings

Study Abbott & Wallace (2012): study KZ 2010

Public:
Adults, general public, Kazakhstan, 2010
Survey name:
KZ-Health in Times of Transition Project HITT
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1800
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Economic situation of the family
Our Classification
Remarks
Order reversed by WDH team and hence direction of correlation
Distribution
5+4: 32%, 2+1
Transformed to range 1-10 M = 5.5, SD =1,59
Operationalization
Self report on question about 'economic situation of the household' (full text not reported)
5 very good
4 good
3
2 bad
1 very badsatisfaction with household financial circumstances
Rated on 10 point scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j Beta = +.18 p < .001 Beta controled for
- Age
- Gender
- Economic circumstances of the household
  - relative imcome
  - can afford basic food
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j r = +.73 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j Beta = +.12 p < .01 Beta additionally controled for:
- social cohesion
  - trust in people
  - trust in government
  - fear of crime
- social integration
  - social resources
  - active in organizations
  - feeling lonely
  - social contacts
- empowerment
  - sense of control
  - health
  - education