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Correlational findings

Study Winkelmann (2006): study DE 2000

Public:
16-18 aged, Germany, 2000-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 640
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Type of school
Our Classification
Operationalization
type of general school a young person has completed, visits currently or plans to visit and complete in the future.
A Hauptschule (9 or 10 years of schooling)
B Realschule (10 years of schooling)
C Gymnasium (13/12 years of schooling)(reference group)
D No degree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.09 Hauptschule: OPRC = 0,088, CI95[-0,25  0,42] O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.27 Realschule: OPRC =  0,269 CI95[-0,02 0,56] O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.19 Gymnasium: OPRC = 0,193 CI95[-0,12  0,50]

OPRCs controlled for:
- non-intact family
- household income
- having an own room
- being a single child
- gender
- German nationality
- Territory of West Germany
- Being in school
- Engaged in vocational training
- work
- region of childhood (mid-sized city,small-city, rural area)
- good student
- repeat a grade
- education of parents(father gymnasium, mother gymnasium)
- log number of books in the household