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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 =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Control
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach alpha: 0.63
Remarks
Response options not reported Named 'social control' in table 4, but 'personal' control in text
Distribution
Range: -8 low control, 10 high control
Operationalization
Self report of symptions of lack of control
a: cannot overcome difficulties
b: unable to enjoy normal day-to-day activities
c: dissatisfied with work
d: life is too complicated
e:  impossible to influence things/activities
f  feeling lonely

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j Beta = +.21 p < .01 Beta conducted for:
- income
- married
- psychological state
- malaise
- education
- enjoy daily activities
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j Beta = +.10 p < .001 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
  - health
  - education