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Correlational findings

Study Knabe et al. (2009): study DE 2008

Public:
Fulltime employed and long-term unemployed, Germany, 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 737
Non Response:
23
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
-Years of age
-Years of age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cb b = -.13 p < .10 Age O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cb b = +.00 p < .10 Age squared A-AB-yd-mqr-n-11-a b = -.12 p < .10 Age A-AB-yd-mqr-n-11-a b = +.00 p < .10 Age squared

B's are controlled for:
- employment status in week and weekend
- income
- cohabiting
- education
- health satisfaction
- children
- general goodness of previous day
- goodness of health and work on previous day

B -.134 and B +.001 (age squared) mean that happiness decreases up to age 67 and increases thereafter on the happiness scale 0-10.