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Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014a): study AU 2008

Public:
15+ aged indigious people, Australia, 2008
Survey name:
AU-NATSISS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7800
Non Response:
429
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Children
Our Classification
Remarks
Comparison data base case Australian taken from HILDA 2008
Operationalization
1 Household composition
   a) Livesin a couple family with children
   b) Lives in a couple family with no children but dependants
   c) Lives in a single parent family with children
   d) Lives in a single parent family
        no children but dependants
   e) Lives in an other family type
0 'base case' Australian (reference)
   - 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 = +.01 ns Probability of being very happy in comparison to the base case Australian.

a) Lives in a couple family with children
O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = +.00 ns b) Lives in a couple family with no children but dependants O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.04 ns c) Lives in a single parent family with children O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.01 ns d) Lives in a single parent family with no children but dependants O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.03 ns e) Lives in an other family type

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