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Correlational findings

Study Ganglmair Wooliscroft & Lawson (2008): study NZ 2005

Public
18+ aged, general public, New-Zealand, 2005
Sample
Respondents
N = 3556
Non Response
63,4%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
Respondents were asked to indicate their ethnicity as being of European or Maori descent

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with Standard of Living
Our Classification
Remarks
Item in 'Personal Wellbeing Scale'
Distribution
European descent: N=2769; M=70,2; SD= 20,9
Maori descent: N=289; M=66,0; SD=22,0
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How satisfied are you with your standard of living?

Rated on a 0-10 numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = +.36 p < .001 European descent(78%) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = +.30 p < .001 Maori descent(8%)

Beta's controlled for satisfaction with:
- health
- achieving in life
- personal relationships
- safety
- feeling part of community
- future security