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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 business in New Zealand
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
How satisfied are you with business 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 = +.17 p < .001 New-Zealanders with European descent(78%) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb Beta = +.26 p < .001 Maori descent(8%)

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