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Correlational findings

Study Burton & Phipps (2010): study CA 2002

Public:
12+ aged general public, Canada 2002-2008
Survey name:
CA-Canadian Community Health Survey: combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
interviews with children aged 12-17 were carried out in such a way that parents could not see the childs response

Correlate

Authors's Label
Self assessed health
Our Classification
Distribution
% in good health
- Immigrant grils: 71,5%
immigrant boys: 70,4%
- immigrant mothers54,4%
- immigrant fathers: 59,3%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self report
1 excelent or very good
0 good, fair or poor

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = +.29 p < .01 12-17 aged immigrant girls O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = +.34 p < .01 12-17 aged immigrsant boys O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = +.32 p < .01 30-64 aged immigrant mothers O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = +.40 p < .01 30-64 aged immigrant fathers

OPRCs controled for:
- Householdcharacteristics
  - lone parent
  - number of children under 12
  - number of other household members
  - real equivalewnt household income
- Region of residence in Canada
- Rural residence
- Ethnicity
- Homelanguage not English or French

Stronger negative correlations for health rated as good, fair or poor