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Correlational findings

Study Heukamp & Arino (2011): study ZZ World samples 1981

Public:
18+ aged general public, 64 countries, 1981-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114281
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Natality rate in the country where one lives
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of life births per year per 1000 people

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.06 p < .000 Individual happiness by birth natality rate in nation

B controlled for:
- GDP growth
- inflation
- population of country
- infant mortality
- life expectation
- natality rate
- quality of government
- corruption
- suicide rate
- number of legal abortions
- share of GDP that a country spends on health
- dominant religious faiths in a given country
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.03 ns B additionally controlled for latitude