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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1989): study ZA 1983 /1

Public:
Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 253
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Grows cash crop
Our Classification
Remarks
Landowners only Direction of correlation unclear in original report. Sign in table is negative, but text indicates positive relationship. Present version approved by author.
Operationalization
0: no
1: yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = +.26 p < .01 All
       
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = -.41 p < .01 All O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.18 p < .01 All
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Higher affluence rating
- Need to purchase maize
- Religious traditionalist
- Has a confidant
- Keeps goats
- Higher monthly income
- More active person
- Worked for many years in jobs
- Retired for many years
- No desire to return to work
- Agrees: Modern community leader
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.16 p < .05 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Voluntary retirement  
- Need to purchase maize
- Owns cattle  
- Keeps chicken
- Satisfied with job while working
- Feels relatively young
- Retired suddenly               
- Agrees:planning is key to success
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.23 p < .01 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Seldom restricted by poor health
- Higher affluence rating
- Need to purchase maize
- Religious traditionalist
- More active person
- Keeps chicken
- Has a confident
- Higher standard house
- Keeps goats  
- Larger size field
- Higher monthly income
- No desire to return to work
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.14 p < .05 -65 years
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Higher monthly income
- Religious traditionalist
- Feels land is secure    
- Retired for many years
- Worked for many years in jobs
- No desire to return to work
- Achieved/confident of becoming wealthy