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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1996): study DK 1993

Public:
31-33 aged, Denmark 1993, born in University Hospital in Copenhagen
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4611
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
kind of employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Intellectual employment(expert level)
   aa: engineering and technical
   ab: science and medicine
   ac: teaching
   ad: social sciences
B: Intellectual employment (intermediate level)
   ba: technical (not biological)
   bb: biological subjects(nursing etc)
   bc: teaching
   bd: sales, finance, business service and administration
C: Clerical employment (type)
   ca: internal office work
   cb: with customers service
D: Work in sales or service that presumes some knowledge
   da: employment in service
   db: employment in sales
E: Employment in engineering trades
   ea: raw material extraction and building tr.
   eb: metaL and machine work
   ec: precision trades(typography etc)
   ed: other trades
F: Process and machine operator
   fa: process operator
   fb: machines operator
   fc: operator of transport machines
G: Miscellaneous employment
   ga: employment in the service sector
   gb: agricultural labourer
   gc: other
H: Military employment, by subordinates
   h0: without subordinates
   h1: with subordinates
I: The caring professions
   ia: doctor
   ib: dentist
   ic: midwife/senior nurse
   id: nurse
   ie: care assistant
   if: home help
   ig: physic - occupational therapist
   ih: welfare advisor
   ii: social worker (child welfare)
   ij: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = A: Intellectual employment(expert level)
aa: Mt=7.61
ab: Mt=7.74
ac: Mt=8.08
ad: Mt=7.96
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = A: Intellectual employment(expert level)
aa: Mt=7.01
ab: Mt=7.41
ac: Mt=7.81
ad: Mt=7.75
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = A: Intellectual employment(expert level)
aa: Mt=6.61
ab: Mt=7.23
ac: Mt=7.19
ad: Mt=7.16
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = B: Intellectual employment (intermediate level)
ba: Mt=7.81
bb: Mt=7.64
bc: Mt=7.76
bd: Mt=8.04
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = B: Intellectual employment (intermediate level)
ba: Mt=7.58
bb: Mt=7.46
bc: Mt=7.50
bd: Mt=7.76
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = B: Intellectual employment (intermediate level)
ba: Mt=7.15
bb: Mt=6.85
bc: Mt=7.01
bd: Mt=7.38
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = -.05 ns C: Clerical employment (type)
ca: Mt=7.85
cb: Mt=7.54
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = -.02 p < .609 C: Clerical employment (type)
ca: Mt=7.41
cb: Mt=7.28
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = -.03 p < .4491 C: Clerical employment (type)
ca: Mt=7.00
cb: Mt=6.80
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = +.12 p < .0044 D: Work in sales or service that presumes some knowledge
da: Mt=7.85
db: Mt=8.73
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = +.07 p < .0962 D: Work in sales or service that presumes some knowledge
da: Mt=7.59
db: Mt=8.11
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = +.05 p < .2005 D: Work in sales or service that presumes some knowledge
da: Mt=7.16
db: Mt=7.55
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = E: Employment in engineering trades
ea: Mt=8.10
eb: Mt=7.85
ec: Mt=7.98
ed: Mt=7.85
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = E: Employment in engineering trades
ea: Mt=7.71
eb: Mt=7.54
ec: Mt=7.31
ed: Mt=7.59
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = E: Employment in engineering trades
ea: Mt=7.21
eb: Mt=7.13
ec: Mt=6.83
ed: Mt=7.33
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = F: Process and machine operator
fa: Mt=8.39
fb: Mt=7.55
fc: Mt=8.06
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = F: Process and machine operator
fa: Mt=8.46
fb: Mt=7.16
fc: Mt=7.85
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = F: Process and machine operator
fa: Mt=8.04
fb: Mt=6.78
fc: Mt=6.94
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = G: Miscellaneous employment
ga: Mt=7.73
gb: Mt=8.00
gc: Mt=7.78
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = G: Miscellaneous employment
ga: Mt=7.35
gb: Mt=6.25
gc: Mt=7.41
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = G: Miscellaneous employment
ga: Mt=7.00
gb: Mt=6.75
gc: Mt=7.08
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a r = +.09 p < .5799 Military employment, by subordinates
h0: Mt=7.75
h1: Mt=8.09
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e r = +.10 p < .5492 Military employment, by subordinates
h0: Mt=7.38
h1: Mt=7.80
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha r = -.33 p < .0458 Military employment, by subordinates
h0: Mt=7.63
h1: Mt=6.18
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = the caring professions
ia: Mt=7.69
ib: Mt=7.50
ic: Mt=7.66
id: Mt=7.55
ie: Mt=7.79
if: Mt=7.80
ig: Mt=7.30
ih: Mt=8.00
ii: Mt=7.50
ij: Mt=7.74
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = the caring professions
ia: Mt=7.31
ib: Mt=7.28
ic: Mt=7.66
id: Mt=7.38
ie: Mt=7.51
if: Mt=7.75
ig: Mt=7.30
ih: Mt=8.00
ii: Mt=7.24
ij: Mt=7.40
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = the caring professions
ia: Mt=7.13
ib: Mt=6.81
ic: Mt=7.34
id: Mt=6.85
ie: Mt=7.05
if: Mt=7.30
ig: Mt=6.66
ih: Mt=7.50
ii: Mt=6.64
ij: Mt=7.03