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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 government in New-Zealand
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:Are you satisfied with the Government in New Zealand?

Rated on a 0-10 numerical scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = -.12 p < .001 European descent(78%) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = -.23 p < .001 Maori descent(8%)

Beta's controlled for satisfaction with:
- economic situation
- state of New Zealands environment
- social conditions in New Zealand
- business in New Zealand
- national security