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Correlational findings

Study Bukenya et al. (2003): study US WestVirginia 2000

Public:
18+ aged general public, West Verginia USA, 2003
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
Quality of life mail survey

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
18 to 34 (reference)
35 to 44
45 to 64
older than 64 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-u-sq-v-3-e OPRC = +.06 ns aged 35-44 (vs 18-34)
OPRC denotes difference in the probability of selecting quality of life (Level 2) expressed in percent
M-TH-u-sq-v-3-e OPRC = +.12 p < .10 aged 45-64 (vs 18-34) M-TH-u-sq-v-3-e OPRC = -.59 p < .10 older than 64 (vs 18-34)

OPCR controled for:
- Personal characteristics
- Gender
- Race
- Employment
- Civil status
- Health
- Education
- Income
- Religion
- Environmental conditions
- Government expenditure on education
- Population density
- Closeness to hospital
- Southern location (vs not)
- Hospital or college in the county
- Local government
- Duration residence
- Satisfaction with neighborhood
- Concerns about environment