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Correlational findings

Study Deaton (2008): study ZZ 2006

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 132 countries, 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 132000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Life expectancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Life expectancy in 2005

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = -.01 ns ALL countries, N=120

B (-.011)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = -.00 ns Among POOR countries, income < $12.000, N=83

B (-.004)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.02 ns Among NOT POOR countries, income > $12.000, N=37

B (+.018)

B's controled for:
- logarithm of income 2003
- growth rate of income 2000-2003