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Correlational findings

Study Abbott et al. (2011): study KZ 2001

Public:
Adults, general public, Kazakhstan 2001
Survey name:
Social Development S
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Personal control
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Cronbach's alpha 0.67
Remarks
Sign changed by WDH team to fit notion of "control"
Operationalization
Self report of symptoms of lack of control
- can not overcome difficulties
- unable to enjoy normal day-to-day activities
- dissatisfied with work
- life is too complicated
- impossible to influence things activities
- feeling lonely

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = +.26 p < .001 Beta controled for:
- age
- gender
- judgement of economic situation
  - sufficiency of income
  - economic situation of household (good\bad)
- social cohesion
  - trust in people
  - trust in government
  - fear of crime
- social integration
  - social resources
  - active in organizations
  - feeling lonely
  - social contacts
  - friends
  - married
  - employed
  - nationality
- empowerment
  - health
  - education
  - perceived freedom