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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study DE East Germany 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, East Germany, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1336
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

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Authors's label
Global health rating
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "All in all, how would you describe your state of health these days?" Would you say it is....
1   Very poor
2   Poor
3   Fair
4   Good
5   Very good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.31      Mt=4.4
2       M=2.70      Mt=5.7
3       M=2.88      Mt=6.3
4       M=3.05      Mt=6.8
5       M=3.16      Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.40      Mt=3.8
2       M=5.82      Mt=5.4
3       M=6.42      Mt=6.0
4       M=7.02      Mt=6.7
5       M=7.63      Mt=7.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.77      Mt=4.2
2       M=-.06      Mt=4.9
3       M= .85      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.77      Mt=6.8
5       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a r = +.27 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.35 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.23 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.26 p < .001 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.28 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.37 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.37 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income