Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014a): study AU 2008

15+ aged indigious people, Australia, 2008
Survey name
N = 7800
Non Response
Interview: Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)


Authors's Label
Index of community facilities
Our Classification
Comparison data base case Australian taken from HILDA 2008
1 Respondents availability of local fcilities
   a: outdoor playing fields and plaz areas
   b: Swimming pool
   c: Indoor sports centre for games
   d: Aboriginal healthcare services
   e: Hospital
   f: Any other health or medical clinic
   g: Emergency service
   h: Community hall/centre
   i: Schools
   j: Supermarket/shop with fresh food
   k: Petrol station
   l: Pharmacy/chemist
   m: Policy station
   n: School bus service
   o: Taxi service
0 'base case' Australian
    - male
   - aged 35-54
   - lives in non-remote Australia
   - is married
   - lives in a couple family without children
   - Indigenous Australians only in household
   - speaks English at home
   - no residual change previous 5 years   
   - employed full time as manager
   - has completed Year 12
   - does not have a qualification
   - assesses own health very good
   - not a victim of violence last 12 months
   - not arrested in the last 5 years
   - lives in a house that meets standards

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = +.00 ns Probability of being very happy in comparison to the base case Australian.

b controled for:
- Personal characteristics:
  - Age
  - Gender
  - Family Status
  - Employment
  - Education
- Environmental characteristics:
  - Index of neighbourhood problems
  - Index of service access barriers
  - Lives in remote Australia
  - non-Indigenous person living in
  - Main language spoken at home is not English
  - Changed residence in the previous 5 Years
  - Victim of violence in previous 12 months
  - Arrested in previous 5 years
  - Lives in a house below standard