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Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014): study AU 2008 /1

Public:
15+ aged general public Australia 2008
Survey name:
AU-HILDA 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11082
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Health
Our Classification
Remarks
Recoded 'better than fair or poor'by WDH team, to fit classification. Sign of correlation reversed accordingly
Distribution
Self assessed health fair or poor: 0.171
Operationalization
1 Self-assessed health: better than fair or poor
0 Base case Australian
   - male
   - aged 35-54
   - born in Australia
   - married
   - living in a couple family without children or dependents
   - has completed Year 12
   - no post-school qualification
   - employed full-time manager or professional
- rates own health as good, very good or excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-e b = +.16 p < .01 Probability of being very happy in comparison to the base case Australian

b controled for:
- Indigenous
- Age
- Gender
- Foreign born
- Family status
- Employment
- Education