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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
Ethnic identity
Our Classification
Remarks
Summed items of 'Personal Wellbeing Scale' and 'National Wellbeing Scale'
Distribution
European descent: N=2769 (78%)
Maori descent: N=289 (8%)
Operationalization
New Zealanders of:
a: European descent
b: Maori descent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb DM =                     M     SD
European descent   69,8   20,2
Maori descent      66,5   22,1
-difference        -3,3   -1.9