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Correlational findings

Study Schulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1776
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with physical health
Our Classification
Operationalization
Four item index of direct questions on satisfaction with physical health during the last 14 days. The summed scores were divided into 3 strata, i.e. low, medium, and high.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a r = +.42 p < .05 All M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a r = +.34 p < .05 M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a Beta = +.15 p < .05 ß controlled for: material satisfaction, satisfaction with partner, satisfaction with selfrealisation, satisfaction with social involvement, satisfaction with work (positive), satisfaction with work (negative), and satisfaction with leisure time O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.26 p < .05                                                  
                                                  
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.19 - with partner, with work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.33 - with partner, without work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * - no partner, with work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.31 - no partner, without work            
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * - Age < 25 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.19 - Age 26-40 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.24 - Age 41-59 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = ns - Age 60>
          
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.33 - <6.000 income O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.24 - 6.000-10.000 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.28 - 10.000-16.000 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.32 - > 16.000
            
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.22 - Monotonous work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.19 - some selfcontrol in work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.31 - much selfcontrol in work
           
ß's controlled for: satisfaction with other domains of life: income, partner, selfrealisation, social involvement, work, leisure. * Means: N too small.
                               
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.33 Retired 60+ aged's only (N= 304)
ß controlled for: psychosomatic symptoms, material satisfaction, and satisfaction with partner.
         
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.25 Housewives (married, no job, aged <60) only.
ß controlled for: professional status of the husband, communication with relatives, material satisfaction, and satisfaction with partner.
       
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.35 Pensioners, living alone only.
ß controlled for material satisfaction.