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Correlational findings

Study Abbott et al. (2011): study ZZ Various nation sets 2001

Public:
Adults, general public, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Georgia, 2001
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Control
Our Classification
Remarks
Order changed by WDH team and hence sign of correlation
Operationalization
Self report of symptoms of lack of control
a: cannot overcome difficulties
b: unable to enjoy normal day-to-day acrivities
c: dissatisfied with work
d: life is too complicated
e: impossible to influence things/activities
f; feel lonely
1: yes
0; no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = -.19 p < .001 Beta conducted for other aspects of empowerment:
- malaise
- education
- selfrated health
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = -.12 p < .001 Beta additionally controled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Economic situation
  - evaluation of situation as good/bad
  - sufficiency of income
- social cohesion
  - trust in people
  - trust in government
  - fear of crime
- Social integration
  - active member of voluntary organization
  - Social, resources
  - personal support
  - nationality: identification with main ethnic group
  - married
  - employed
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = -.16 p < .001 Beta additionally controled for country
- Freedom of choice and control