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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 dangerous/ unhealthy
Our Classification
Distribution
Range 1-5
Sweden: M= 2.09, Finland: M= 2.11, Netherlands: M= 1.88, Germany: M= 1.81, United Kingdom: M= 1.92, Portugal: M= 2.13, Spain: M= 1.97, Hungary: M= 2.35, Bulgaria: M= 2.47
Operationalization
Selfreport on single statement: 'I work in dangerous or unhealthy condition'.
0: disagree/ strongly disagree/ neither agree nor disagree
1: agree/ strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.20 p < .05 none 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 = -.14 ns none B additionally controlled for GDP per capita O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.20 p < .01 none B additionally controlled for country dummies O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.12 ns Cross-national B additionally controlled for:
- job satisfaction
- work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B's are only significant in Portugal (-.84) and Bulgaria -.79)