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Table 2 Structural equation models with fixed effects examining predictors of happiness

From: Predictors of happiness among retired from urban and rural areas in Brazil

Effects Model 1 Model 2
B (SE) Beta B (SE) Beta
Social Support → Happiness 0.23 (0.07)* 0.25 0.23 (0.07)* 0.26
Economic S → Happiness 0.16 (0.07)* 0.15 0.15 (0.07)* 0.15
HealthA → Happiness 0.40 (0.09)* 0.44 0.38 (0.09)* 0.42
Group → Happiness 0.33 (0.12)* 0.16 0.35 (0.12)* 0.18
Sex → Happiness −0.17 (0.13)ns −0.08   
SDA → Happiness −0.07 (0.06)ns −0.08   
  1. Notes: Happiness (latent variable); Social support (latent variable); Group (1 = rural; 2 = urban); Sex (1 = women; 2 = men)
  2. Economic S assessment of economic situation, HealthA health assessment, SDA scale of diversity of activities, ns non-significant (p > 0.05)
  3. *p < 0.05