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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
Health
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self reported health on a single question:
5 excellent (reference)
4 very good
3 good
2 fair
1 poor

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.15 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by very good health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b = -.16(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.13(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.15 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by very good health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.28(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.03(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.26 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by good health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b = -.28(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.23(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.20 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by good health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.29(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.13(10)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.39 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by fair health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b = -.38(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.39(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = -.37 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by fair health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.40(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.35(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = -.53 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by poor health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b = -.63(01)
- urban dwellers b = -.43(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 = -.34 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by poor health (vs excellent)
- rural dwellers b-fix = -.49(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = -.20(ns)

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