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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
Remarks
61+ aged only
Operationalization
Self-reported occupation:
a still employed
b never employed
c retired (former worker)
d retired (former c.servant, employee)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM =                                   West    East
a still employed                  M=7.8   M= -
b never employed                  M=7.6   M= -
c retired (former worker)         M=7.3   M=7.3
d retired (former c.servant,
  employee)                       M=7.8   M=7.2

- = N too small
West = Western Germany
Eas t =former communist Eastern Germany