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Correlational findings

Study Drobnic et al. (2010): study ZZ EU 9 2003

Public:
Working people, 9 European Union countries, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3354
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Job demanding/ stressful
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single statement: 'My work is too demanding and stressful'.
0: disagree/ strongly disagree/ neither agree nor disagree
1: agree/ strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.35 p < .001 B controlled for:
- gender
- age in linear and in quadratic form
- marital status
- number of children
- education level  
- objective working conditions
- subjective evaluations of work
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.15 p < .05 B additionally controlled for GDP per capita O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.07 ns B additionally controlled for country dummies O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = +.07 ns B additionally controlled for:
- job satisfaction
- work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B is only significant in Bulgaria (+.59)