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Correlational findings

Study Eriksson et al. (2007): study DE 1995

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1995
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13919
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Spare time
Our Classification
Operationalization
Logarithm of spare time

Spare time is hours in a week (168) left after subtracting hours people actually SPEND on: a) paid labour, b) unpaid household labour and c) personal care

Based on whole-day recall of time spent on pre-coded activities.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a b = 0.16 p < .01 B (+.160)controlled for:
- log household income
- log wage rate
- socio-demographic characteristics
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.17 p < .01 B (+.166) additionally controlled for:
- log discretionary time