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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
attend local group
Our Classification
Distribution
Attend local group once a month
In remote rural areas, M = 0.241, SE = 0.043
In accesible rural areas, M = 0.215, SEr = 0.026
In non-rural areas, M = 0.192, SE = 0.011
Operationalization
Selfreport on question whether one attends a local group
1: once a month
0: does not attend

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OLRC = +.02 ns OLRC controlled for:
-Environmental characteristics
- remote rural area
- accesible rural areas
-Individual characteristics
- male
- age, age squared
- income
- education
- unemployed
- retired
- marital status
- 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 neighbours once/twice a week
- play sport/exercise once a month
- religious service/meetings once a month