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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov et al. (2008): study ZZ 1997 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 70 nations, 1997-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 87748
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Infant mortality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Infant mortality in nation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = Individual happiness (not average) by infant mortality in one's nation. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .05 All O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .10 males O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .01 females O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .01 left voters O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .05 right voters O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .05 low income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .01 middle income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 p < .10 high income

Beta's controlled for:
Area dummies and other cultural and human development variables:
- pimary schooling
- secondary schooling
- average IQ
- fertility
- life expectancy
- gender equality
- average temperature
- latitude
- longitude
- English speaking

Individual level variables:
- religion
- conservative ideology
- confidence in parliament
- trust most people
- income
- age
- gender
- education
- marital status
- children
- selfemployed
- housewife
- retired
- student
- unemployed
- service attendance (church etc.)
- belief in superior being