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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
Change in life expectancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Change in life expectancy from 1990 to 2005

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.04 p < .01 Among ALL countries, N=120

B (+.044)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.04 p < .05 Among POOR countries, income < $12.000, N=83

B (+.036)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = -.06 ns Among NOT POOR countries, income > $12.000, N=37

B (-.062)

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