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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
education
Our Classification
Remarks
T1:1994; T2:1999; T3:2004; T4:2009
Distribution
a:M=0.15; b:M=0.50; c:M=0.03; d:M=0.09; e:M=0.21
Operationalization
selfreport,
a. general elementary  (1= yes; 0= no)
b. middle vocational(1= yes; 0= no)
c. vocational plus abitur (1= yes; 0= no)
d. higher vocational (1= yes; 0= no)
e. higher education (1= yes; 0= no)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.21 p < .05 CURRENT education by CURRENT happiness
- general elementary
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.27 p < .01 - middle vocational O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.15 ns - vocational plus abitur O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.30 p < .1 - higher vocational O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.27 ns - higher education O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.45 p < .01 CURRENT education by LATER happiness (5 years)
- general elementary
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.52 p < .01 - middel vocational O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.43 p < .05 - vocational plus abitur O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.58 p < .01 - higher vocational O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.63 p < .01 - higher education

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