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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov (2007): study ZZ 2004

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 60 nations, 1999-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 71000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gini coefficient

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = Individual happiness (not average) by income inequality in ones nation. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.00 p < .01 All individuals in all nations.

Beta controlled for:
- acceptance of income inequality
- interaction of income inequality and
  acceptance of income inequality
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.01 p < .01 Men in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.01 p < .01 Women in all nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.01 p < .01 Political Right in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.01 p < .01 Political Left in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.00 p < .01 Individuals in democratic nations.

Beta's additionally controlled for political rights.