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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
married, cohabiting, civil partnership
Our Classification
Distribution
In remote rural areas, M = 0.651, S = 0.050
In acccesible rural areas, M = 0.673, SE = 0.031
In non-rural areas, M = 0.589, SE = 0.014
Operationalization
1 married, cohabiting, civil parnetship
0 single (referene category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OLRC = +.87 p < .000 OLRC controlled for:
-Environmental characteristics
- remote rural area
- accesible rural areas
-Individual characteristics
- male
- age, age squared
- income
- education
- unemployed
- retired
- number of children under 16
- health last 12 months excellent/good
- 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