Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014): study AU 2008

15+ aged indigious people, Australia 2008
Survey name
N = 7717
Non Response
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)


Authors's Label
Lives in a house that does not meet the occupancy standard
Our Classification
Comparison data base case Australian taken from HILDA 2008
Lives in a house below standard: 0.204
1 Lives in a house below standard
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 outside CDEP scheme
  - has completed Year 12
  - does not have a qualification
  - assesses one's own health very good
  - not victim of violence last 12 months
  - not arrested in the last 5 years
  - Lives in a house meets occupancy standard

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = +.02 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:
  - 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