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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
Income variables: Social rank
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
a: Perceived income rank in village-middle
b:  Perceived income rank in village/suburb - richest

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = +.68 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by Perceived rank in village-middle
- rural dwellers b = +.69(01)
- urban dwellers b = +.68(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = +.48 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by Perceived rank in village-middle
- rural dwellers b = +.50(01)
- urban dwellers b = +.48(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = +.07 p < .05 CURRENT happiness by Perceived rank in village/suburb - richest
- rural dwellers b = +.16(01)
- urban dwellers b = +.29(ns)

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 Perceived rank in village/suburb - richest
- rural dwellers b-fix = +.31(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = +.01(01)

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