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Correlational findings

Study Wildeboer Schut (2009): study NL 1977

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1977-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 57902
Non Response:
+/- 50 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Females
1 Males

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a D% = - % Very happy O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OPRC = - p < .01 Female trend in Happiness 1977-2006 (-.88) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OPRC = - ns Male trend in Happiness 1977-2006 (-.30) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OPRC = - p < .01 Trend in difference in happiness between females and Males in Happiness 1977-2006 (-.21)

OPRC's controlled for :
- income
- education
- age
- employment status
- housework as main activity or not
- parental status
- being in a single houshold or not
- marital status
- church membership

OPRC cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect size and denotes only relative differences, eg greater negative trend among females than among males.