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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 safety
Our Classification
Remarks
Item in 'Personal Wellbeing Scale'
Distribution
European descent: N=2769; M=71,5; SD=20,3
Maori descent: N=289; M=68,2; SD=22,5
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How satisfied are you with how safe you feel?

Rated on a 0-10 numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = -.01 ns European descent(78%) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = +09 ns Maori descent(8%)

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