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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
Having a partner
Our Classification
Distribution
51.9% partnered.
Related specification variables
Operationalization
selfreport,
0: No partner
1: Partner

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b(2SLS = +.11 p < .01 Having partnered (vs no)

b controls for:
- work status
- gender
- education
- age
- physical health
- mental health
- local averege socio-economic status
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nd b-iv = +.12 p < .01 - post-secondary     b-iv = +.09 (01)
- no post-secondary  b-iv = +.13 (01)


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

b-iv controled for:
- work status
- education
- age
- physical health
- mental health
- age
- local averege socio-economic status