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Correlational findings

Study Zijlmans (2009): study DE 1998 /1

Public:
Unemployed, 21-64 aged, Germany, 1998-1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1975
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Importance of work for well-being
Our Classification
Error Estimates
T1-T2 correlation .39 for individuals who became unemployed and .44 for individuals who become reemployed between periods
Distribution
Both periods
N= 1: 822    2:845     3:255
%= 1:42,81, 2:43,95, 3:13,25
Operationalization
Self report on the question how important work is for their well-being and contentment:
3: Very important
2: Important
1: Less important or not important at

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = - Very important:     M=5,49 SD=2,17
Important:          M=5,94 SD=1,87
Less/not important: M=6,32 SD=2,00