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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1995): study DK 1993

Public:
18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1494
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
unemployment
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: employed
2: unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - Women(N=506)aged:18-24      25-44       45-64
          1: Mt=7.81        7.89        7.89
          2: Mt=7.09        7.61        7.90
Men(N=504):
          1: Mt=8.34        7.85        7.99
          2: Mt=7.50        7.11        6.61
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - Split up by having partner or friend(N=803):
   no partner   no partner  partner     partner
   no friend    friend      no friend   friend
1: Mt=6.80      7.50        7.53        8.29  
2: Mt=5.00      6.88        7.05        8.10
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - Split up by satisfaction with sexlife and by having daily personal contacts(N=504):
      sex-       sex-        sex+        sex+
      contact-   contact+    contact-    contact+
1: Mt=6.16      7.09        8.35        8.54  
2: Mt=4.59      5.84        7.00        8.40
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = Split up by meaning in life (N=1017):
   no meaning  uncertain   meaning
1: Mt=6.25      6.50        8.34
2: Mt=5.36      6.65        8.08
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - Split up by relations with oneself(N=980):
   very good    good        neither    bad
1: Mt=8.93      7.74        6.38       4.40     
2: Mt=8.73      7.15        5.45       3.75
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = -.35 p < .00 Split up by rating of current financial and material circumstances(unemployed only(N=138)):
very good       good     neither   bad    very bad
Ms=   4.38      7.50     6.84      8.19      8.39
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = - Split up by having children or partner(N all=1029):
      children+ children+   children-   children-
      partner+  partner-    partner+    partner-
Women(N=514):
1: Mt=8.05      6.95        7.91        7.43
2: Mt=8.04      6.25        8.00        6.66  
Men(N=515):
1: Mt=8.15      6.18        8.19        7.43
2: Mt=7.70      5.00        7.11        5.91
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - Women(N=506)aged:18-24   25-44     45-64
           1:Ms=7.26     7.54      7.71
           2:Ms=6.53     6.15      6.61
Men (N=504):
           1:Ms=7.65     7.44      7.74
           2:Ms=6.81     6.15      6.61
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - Split up by having partner or friend(N=803):
   no partner   no partner  partner     partner
   no friend    friend      no friend   friend
1: Mt=5.40      6.15        6.63        7.60
2: Mt=5.00      5.88        6.25        7.38
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - Split up by satisfaction with sexlife and by having daily personal contacts (N=504):
      sex-      sex-        sex+        sex+
      contact-  contact+    contact-    contact+
1: Mt=5.09      6.59        8.05        8.28
2: Mt=3.34      5.00        7.25        7.25
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = Split up by meaning in life (N=1017):
   no meaning  uncertain   meaning
1: Mt=5.08      5.79        8.06
2: Mt=5.36      5.40        7.63
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = Split up by relations with oneself(N=980):
     very good  good        neither    bad
1: Mt=8.61      7.40        5.79       3.69
2: Mt=8.16      6.50        4.78       3.75
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = -.39 p < .00 Split up by rating of financial and material circumstances(N=138):
unemployed only:
very good   good     neither   bad       very bad
Mt=3.44     6.71     6.18      7.73      8.04
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = + Split up by having children or partner(N all=1029):
      children+ children+   children-   children-
      partner+  partner-    partner+    partner-
WOMEN (N=514):
1: Mt=7.76      6.80        7.76        6.21
2: Mt=7.45      5.50        7.34        6.34
MEN (N=515):
1: Mt=7.81      5.44        7.86        6.66
2: Mt=6.80      5.00        6.73        5.45
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Women (N=506)aged:18-24     25-44       45-64
1:             Mt=7.50      7.19        6.93
2:             Mt=6.66      6.86        6.50
Men (N=504):
1:             Mt=7.00      6.85        7.15  
2:             Mt=6.36      6.54        6.18
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Split up by having partner or friend (N=803):
   no partner   no partner  partner     partner
   no friend    friend      no friend   friend
1: Mt=5.40      6.15        6.63        7.60
2: Mt=5.00      5.88        6.25        7.38
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Split up by satisfactionwith sexlife and by having daily personal contacts (N=504):
   sex-         sex-        sex+        sex+
   contact-     contact+    contact-    contact+
1: Mt=5.09      6.59        8.05        8.28
2: Mt=3.34      5.00        7.25        7.95
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Split up by meaning in life (N=1017):
   no meaning   uncertain   meaning
1: Mt=5.31      5.80        7.43
2: Mt=5.18      5.46        7.35
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Split up by relations with oneself(N=980):
   very good    good        neither    bad
1: Mt=7.95      6.84        5.61       4.64
2: Mt=7.64      6.40        5.23       3.75
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = -.29 p < .00 Split up by rating current financial and material circumstances(N=138):
unemployed only:
very good   good     neither   bad       very bad
Ms=4.06     6.71     6.28      7.16      7.33
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - Split up by having chidren or partner (N=1029):
   children+    children+   children-   children-
   partner+     partner-    partner+    partner-
WOMEN (N=514):
1: Mt=7.24      6.10        7.76        6.13
2: Mt=6.94      5.25        7.34        6.00
MEN (N=515):
1: Mt=7.25      5.15        7.48        5.65
2: Mt=7.00      5.00        6.73        5.00