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Correlational findings

Study Habich & Noll (2002): study DE 2001

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2739
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Social situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-reported occupation:
a leading employee/civil servant
b qualified high employee/civil
  servant
c unqualified simple employee/civil
  servant
d foreman, master
e skilled worker
f unskilled worker
g independent professional,entrepreneur
h unemployed
i disabled
j homemaker
k trainee
l early retired
m never employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM =                                   West    East
a leading employee/civil servant  M=8,2   M= -
b qualified high employee/civil   
  servant                         M=7,9   M=7,4
c unqual.simple employee/civil    
  servant                         M=7,5   M=7,0
d foreman, master                 M=8,2   M= -
e skilled worker                  M=7,4   M=6,9
f unskilled worker                M=7,0   M=6,2
g independent professional,
  entrepreneur                    M=8,1   M=6,9
h unemployed                      M=6,2   M=5,9
i disabled                        M=6,5   M= -
j homemaker                       M=7,7   M= -
k studying, trainee               M=7,3   M= -
l early retired                   M=7,9   M= -
m never employed                  M=7,5   M= -

- = N too small
West = Western Germany
East = former communist Eastern Germany