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Correlational findings

Study Halman et al. (1987): study ZZ EU 10 1981 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, EU 10 nations, 1981
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12464
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Family Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "Now we're talking about the total family income, before taxes, premiums and so on are paid. Your answer will be kept secret. Which number on this card corresponds best with your total family income?"
1  NLG <12000-39999  (low)
2  NLG  40000-50999  (middle)
3  > NLG 51000       (high)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.19 EC

O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.12 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DMt = + EC (stratified sample)
Low              Mt'=   6.22
Middle           Mt'=   6.89
High             Mt'=   7.22
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DMt = +
Low               Mt' = 6.33
Middle            Mt' = 6.78
High              Mt' = 7.00
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = In none of the european countries, ß weights of this variable reached .10 level in multiple regression analysis, when controlling for:
life satisfaction (HAPP 2.1), affect (AFF 2.3);
satisfaction with income, health and family life;
age, income, male sex, marital status, having children, work; urbanisation, type of dwelling, own home, religiousness, social participation; uncertainty about future, expected negative changes in income; satisfaction 5 years in past and future; tolerance, loneliness, misantropy, hopeless about life and sense of control.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = In none of the european countries, ß weights of this variable reached .10 level in multiple regression analysis, when controlling for:
life satisfaction (HAPP 2.1), affect (AFF 2.3);
satisfaction with income, health and family life;
age, income, male sex, marital status, having children, work; urbanisation, type of dwelling, own home, religiousness, social participation; uncertainty about future, expected negative changes in income; satisfaction 5 years in past and future; tolerance, loneliness, misantropy, hopeless about life and sense of control.