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Correlational findings

Study Herzog et al. (1982): study US 1978 /1

Public:
25-97 aged, general public, USA, 1971-1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6918
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with residence
Our Classification
Operationalization
DATASET 1
"This community as a place to live?":
"How do you feel about your house or appartment?"
Both rated on a 7-point scale (high score indicating high satisfaction): responses were combined into index.
DATASET 6 and 7
"Consider all the things we have talked about, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you eith this house/appartement?:
"I want you to tell me how satisfied you are with (name city or county) as a place to live in".
Both rated on a 7-point scale (high score indicating high satisfaction): responses were combined into index.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.08 p < .05 DATASET 1: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/65-97). ß controlled for Economic, Job, Health, Marriage and Interpersonal/Leisure satisfaction.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.04 ns DATASET 6: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/65-97). ß controlled for Economic, Job, Health, Marriage and Inerpersonal/Leisure satisfaction. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.05 p < .05 DATASET 7: ß identical across age (25-44/45-64/65-97). ß controlled for Economic, Job, Health, Marriage and Interpersonal/Leisure satisfaction.