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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
Lone parent family
Our Classification
Distribution
% single parent family
- immigrant grils: 15,4
- migrant boys: 15,8
- immigrant mothers 14,6
- immigrant fathers: 1,7
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1 single parent family
0 dual parent family

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = -.17 p < .01 12-17 aged immigrant girls O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = -.06 ns 12-17 aged immigrant boys O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = -.45 p < .01 30-64 aged immigrant mothers O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-k OPRC = -.37 p < .01 30-64 aged immigrant fathers

OPRCs controled for:
- Householdcharacteristics
  - selfrated health
  - 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