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Correlational findings

Study Chadi (2018): study DE 2003

Public
18+ aged. general public, Germany 2003-2008
Survey name
DE-SOEP
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Smoking Ban
Our Classification
Remarks
During 2007 and 2008 smoking bans were gradually implemented in all of Germany’s sixteen federal states to prohibit smoking in bars, restaurants, and dance clubs
Distribution
N=101,391  M:6,872
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Prohibition of smoking in bars, restaurants and dancings
1 Teatment group: followed 2003 to 2006
    Before and after smoking ban in their region
0  Control group: (2007 and 2008)
    No smoking ban in their region

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.06 p < .05 Likely smokers      b-fix = -.05 (ns)
Likely non-smokers  b-fix = -.06 (05)

b-fix values equal a 0,8% decline of happiness in smokers and 0,9% in nin-smokers

Stronger negative (-2%) among smokers who regularly visit bars

b-fix controled for
-Age
-Skilled
-Education
-Health
-Marital status
-Children
-Income
-Living area
-Work experience
-Work hour
-Labor force
-Being empolyed
-Unemployment
-Being foreigners
-Student
-State level
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = + No change among smokers
Raise among non-smokers