Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Satisfaction with one's nutrition

StudyGuardiola et al. (2013): study MX Yucatán 2008
TitleThe Influence of Water Access in Subjective Well-Being: Some Evidence in Yucatan, Mexico
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 207 - 218
URLhttp://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11205-011-9925-3
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s11205-011-9925-3
Public373 heads of household, town in rural area, Mexico, Yucatan, 2008
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =373

Correlate
Author's labelSatisfaction with nurture
Page in Source 8
Our classificationSatisfaction with one's nutrition
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: 'How do you feel in 
relation to your nurture'. Rated on a 0-10 numerical 
scale.
Observed distributionM = 7,87, SD = 1,58

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-gb=+.11 p < .06
B controled for satisfaction with:
- health
- work
- money
- house
- leisure
- community
- water

Values not much different from model without 
water.


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-gSelfreport on single question:

In general terms, how happy do you feel with your life?
0
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10
Scale labels not reported


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
bREGRESSION COEFFICIENT (non-standardized) by LEAST SQUARES (OLS)
Type: test statistic
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Theoretical range: unlimited

Meaning:
b > 0 A higher correlate level corresponds with a higher happiness rating on average.
B < 0 A higher correlate level corresponds with a lower happiness rating on average.
B = 0 Not any correlation with the relevant correlate.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl