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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1985): study ZA 1984

Public:
Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
open- and closed-ended questions. The fieldwork was carried out by three Zulu male research assistants. The fieldworkers spent up to several weeks in any of the research areas to make a detailed study of living conditions of the rural communities.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Size of fields
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on the size of field
1: large
0:

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g r = -.25 All retirees O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = -.32 All retirees O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.16 p < .05 Retirees aged 65 and older only (N=128)

Beta controlled for:
-seldom restricted by poor health
-higher affluence rating
-need to purchase maize
-grows cash crop
-religious traditionalist
-more active person
-keeps chickens
-had a confidant
-had higher standard house
-keeps goats
-higher monthly income
-no desire to return to work