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Correlational findings

Study Ball & Chernova (2008): study ZZ 1995 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 18 nations, 1995-1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 20771
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in Years
a Age
b Age2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.03 p < .01 Age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.00 p < .001 Age2  
Beta=0.0004

Beta controlled for:
-Interaction between relative and absolute income
-Individual variables
  -Income
  -Marital status
  -Gender
  -Children
  -Employment status
  -Health
  -Religion
-Country (dummies)

No difference if controlled for country variables instead of dummies.