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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1996c): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Value: Masculinity versus femininity
Our Classification
  • NATION: CULTURE Current cultural conditions the nation Value climate in the nation
Operationalization
Average response to survey questions about work values among employees of an international company (IBM) in different nations.
 
 Importance attached to:
 for the 'masculine' pole:
 a: Earnings
 b: Recognition
 c: Advancement
 d: Challenge
 for the opposite, 'feminine', pole
 e: Manager: Have a good working relationship with your direct superior
 f: Coöperation: Working with people who coöperate well with one another
 g: Living area: Live in an area desirable to you and your family
 h: Employment security

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.13 Happy Life Years by Masculinity (versus femininity) in 32 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = -.40 rpc controlled for buying power per capita