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Correlational findings

Study Gilbert et al. (2016): study GB Scotland 2009

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Scotland, 2009
Survey name:
UK-Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2148
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
age
Our Classification
Distribution
In remote rural areas, M = 55.99, SE = 2.061
In accesible rural areas, M= 49.07, SE = 1.205
In non-rural areas, M = 47.31, SE = 0.519
Operationalization
A: Age in years
B  Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OLRC = -.07 p < .000 Age in years O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OLRC = +.00 p < .000 Age squared

OLRC controlled for:
-Environmental characteristics
- remote rural area
- accesible rural areas
- Individual characteristics
- gender
- income
- education
- unemployed
- retired
- marital status
- number of children under 16
- selfrated health
- financial position worse than last year
- meet friends and family once/twice a week
- talk to neighbour once/twice a week
- attend local group once a month
- play sport/exercise once a month
- religious service/meetings once a month