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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 health
Our Classification
Operationalization
DATATSET 1
"Your own health and physical condition?"; rated on a 7-point scale with high scores indicating high satisfaction.
DATASET 6 and 7
"Of course most people get sick now and then, but overall, how satisfied are you with your own health?"; rated on a 7-point scale with high scores indicating high satisfaction.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.12 p < .05 DATASET 1: ß higher among 45-64 than among 25-44 and 65-97 aged (p<.05). ß controlled for Economic, Residence, Job, Marriage and Interpersonal/Leisure satisfaction. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.00 ns DATASET 6: ß higher among 45-64 than among 25-44 and 65-97 aged (p<.05). ß controlled for Economic, Residence, Job, Marriage and Interpersonal/Leisure satisfaction. O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.02 ns DATASET 7: ß higher among 25-44 than among 45-64 and 65-97 aged (p<.05). ß controlled for Economic, Residence, Job, Marriage and Interpersonal/Leisure satisfaction.