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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
Urban living
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: What would you say:"Do you live in a ......?"(Order reversed)
1 Rural region
2 Small town/village
3 City

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 EC

O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DMt = - EC (stratified sample)
Rural              Mt' = 6.89
Small town         Mt' = 7.00
City               Mt' = 6.78
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DMt = - Rural             Mt' = 6.78
Small town        Mt' = 6.78
City              Mt' = 6.56
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; 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; 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.