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Correlational findings

Study Abolhassani & Alessie (2013): study DE 1994

Public:
50-70 aged, followed 15 years, Germany, 1994-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10275
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1:1994 T2:1999 T3:2004 T4:2009

Correlate

Authors's Label
marital status
Our Classification
Remarks
T1:1994; T2:1999; T3:2004; T4:2009
Distribution
a: M=0.08; b:M=0.08; c:M=0.81
Operationalization
selfreport,
a. divorced
b. widowed
c. married
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.14 ns CURRENT marital status by CURRENT happiness
- divorce    (vs no divorce)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.08 ns - widow      (vs no widow) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.08 ns - married    (vs no married) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.12 ns CURRENT marital status by LATER happiness (5 years)
- divorced   (vs no divorced)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.16 ns - widow      (vs no widow) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.05 ns - married    (vs no married)

b-fix controlled for:
Emoplyment status
Demographic
- gender
- age
- region
- education
Household status
- income
- number of children
- number of adult
Health staus
- doctor visits
- hospital stays
- degree disability