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Correlational findings

Study Moller (1988a): study ZA 1983

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
Perceived restrictions due to ill health
Our Classification
Operationalization
'Does sickness or ill-health prevent you from doing the things you need to do?'
0: seldom
1: often

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d r = -.41 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = -.55 p < .01 All
       
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.15 p < .05 65+ years old
ß controlled for:
- Higher affluence rating
- Need to purchase maize
- Grows cash crop
- Religious traditionalist
- More active person
- Keeps chicken
- Has a confidant
- Higher standard house
- Keeps goats
- Larger size field
- Higher monthly income
- No desire to return to work