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Correlational findings

Study Biyase & Naanwaab (2021): study ZA 2008

Public:
17+ aged general public South Africa, followed 9 years 2088-2016
Survey name:
SA-NIDS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Family status
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1 Not married
  a) Living with partner
  b) Widower
  c) Divorced
  d) Never married
0 Married (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.28 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by Living with partner (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b = -.23(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.30(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.17 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by Living with partner (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.14(ns)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.18(10)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.20 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by Widower (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b = -.23(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.14(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.10 p < .10 CHANGE happiness by Widower (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.18(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = +.03(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.20 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by Divorced (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b = -.19(10)
- urban dwellers b = -.22(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.12 ns CHANGE happiness by Divorced (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.08(ns)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.14(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.23 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by Never married (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b = -.17(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.30(01)

b controled for
- gender
- age
- ethinicity
- marital status
- employment
- household size
- household facilities
- religion
- crime
- trust
- income
- expected improvement
- perceived relative income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.14 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by Never married (vs Married)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.11(10)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.19(01)

b-fix additionally controled for
- happiness 2 years ago (to capture change)