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Correlational findings

Study Oosterhof (2008): study NL 2005

Public:
12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2204
Non Response:
11%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
And content analysis of diaries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Low
2 Middle (reference category)
3 High

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% =             High   Middle   Low
Very happy   24%     25%    24,5%
Happy        64,5%   67%    67%
Unhappy      11,5%   8%     8,5%
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OR = + ns       UNHAPPY (vs happy)  VERY HAPPY (vs happy)
      observed controlled observed  controlled
High    0,85     1,19      1.11        1,06
Middle  1        1         1           1       
Low     1,46     1,00      0,94        0,96   

Control variables are:
- gender
- situation
- family stage
- urban living environment
- self reported health
- self reported stress