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Correlational findings

Study Cameron et al. (2015): study NZ 2008

Public:
65-79 aged general public, New Zealand, 2008 - 2012
Survey name:
NZ-GSS1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4224
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Local deprivation
Our Classification
Distribution
Standard M =1000, SD =100
Related specification variables
Operationalization
use 2006 census data to represent the local area social deprivation in New Zealand.
Measured in quintiles.

Q1:
Q2:
Q3:
Q4:
Q5: (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b = +.07 ns Deprivation Q1 (vs Q5) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b = +.05 ns Deprivation Q2 (vs Q5) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b(2SLS = +.01 ns Deprivation Q3 (vs Q5) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b(2SLS = +.01 ns Deprivation Q4 (vs Q5)

b controls for
- work status
- gender
- education
- partnered
- age
- physical health
- mental health
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b-iv = +.13 p < .05 Deprivation Q1 (vs Q5)
- post-secondary     b-iv = +.02 (ns)
- no post-secondary  b-iv = +.16 (05)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b-iv = +.07 p < .1 Deprivation Q2 (vs Q5)
- post-secondary     b-iv = -.005 (ns)
- no post-secondary  b-iv = +.095 (1)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b-iv = +.05 p < .1 Deprivation Q3 (vs Q5)
- post-secondary     b-iv = -.003 (ns)
- no post-secondary  b-iv = +.056 (1)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b-iv = +.04 ns Deprivation Q4 (vs Q5)
- post-secondary     b-iv = -.04 (ns)
- no post-secondary  b-iv = +.06 (05)


Instrumental variables used
- gender
- regional sex specific employment rate
- regional prime age internal migration rate

b-iv controled for
- working status
- education
- partnered
- mental health
- physical health
- age