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Correlational findings

Study Winters & Li (2015): study US 2005

Public:
18-85 aged, 2361 counties, USA 2005
Survey name:
US-BRFSS 2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19420490
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Percent water area
Our Classification
Distribution
Range: 0-75, M=8.298, SD=13.687
Operationalization
Percent water area in county

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -.00 ns b (-0.0001), no controls O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = -2.9 ns b (-2.9E-05 controled for:
- Individual characteristics:
  - sex
  - race/ethnicity
  - five-year age group
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - highest education completed
  - number of adults in the household
  - ratio of minor children to adults in household.
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = +.00 ns b (+.0001) additionally for;
-Urbanization
- unemloyment rate
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = +.00 ns b (+.00004) controled for income only O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = +.00 ns b (+.0001) only years 2005-2006 (after 2000 recession) O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-g b = +.00 ns Similar across coastal areas of the US