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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1980

Public:
Unemployed adults, 42 nations, 1980-90
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 60000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Social security and income level
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Low social security level:
a Low personal income
b High personal income

B High social security level:
a Low personal income
b High personal income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 39 nations in 1990

Aa:  .35
Ab:  .67
Ba:  .26
Bb: 1.21
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a DM = Aa: 6.36
Ab: 6.33
Ba: 5.65
Bb: 6.42
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = Aa: 2.70
Ab: 2.91
Ba: 2.64
Bb: 2.99
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 23 first world nations in 1990

Aa:  .90
Ab: 1.18
Ba:  .37
Bb: 1.41
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a DM = Aa: 6.53
Ab: 6.84
Ba: 5.44
Bb: 6.72
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = Aa: 2.90
Ab: 3.11
Ba: 2.67
Bb: 3.11