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Correlational findings

Study Schoon et al. (2005): study FI 2000 /1

Public:
Employed people, Finland, 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1750
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
not reported

Correlate

Authors's Label
Occupational Status
Our Classification
Remarks
In all three countries professional or managerial jobs require a university degree or equivalent professional qualifications; skilled jobs reflect occupations requiring further training in vocational schools and education after minimum age for leaving school. Semi-or unskilled jobs requires little or no training. This was assessed by asking the level of education they had received and the occupation they were in at the moment.
Distribution
N: Finland: females = 943, males = 447
Men 1 = 28%, 2 = 44 %, 3 = 28 %  Women 1 = 27%, 2 = 56 %, 3 = 17 %
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Level of education received current or most recent occupation held:

1 semi-skilled
2 skilled
3 professional

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d DM = Men
semi-skilled M = 6,42
skilled      M = 7,21
professional M = 6,24

Women
semi-skilled M = 6,84
skilled      M = 6,85
professional M = 6,99
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d DM = Married
Men
Semi-skilled M = 7,04
Skilled      M = 7,41
professional M = 7,07

Women
semi-skilled M = 6,84
skilled      M = 7,51
professional M = 7,54
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d DM = Divorced
Men
Semi-skilled M = 5,82
Skilled      M = 7,00
professional M = 5,40

Women
semi-skilled M = 6,84
skilled      M = 6,19
professional M = 6,44