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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
Keeps chicken
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 = +.20 p < .01 All
            
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.31 p < .01 All
                
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.09 ns 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Seldom restricted by poor health
- Higher affluence rating
- Need to purchase maize
- Grows cash crop
- Religious traditionalist
- More active person
- Has a confidant
- Higher standard house
- Keeps goats  
- Larger size field
- Higher monthly income
- No desire to return to work
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.20 p < .05 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Satisfied with health
- Grows cash crop
- Voluntary retirement  
- Need to purchase maize
- Owns cattle  
- Satisfied with job while working
- Feels relatively young
- Retired suddenly               
- Agrees:planning is key to success