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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 insecurity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: 'How likely do you think it is that you might lose your job in the next 6 months'.
0: very unlikely/ quite unlikely/ neither likely nor unlikely
1: very likely/ quite likely

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -1.2 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 = -.67 p < .001 B additionally controlled for GDP per capita O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.43 p < .001 B additionally controlled for:
- country dummies
- job satisfaction
- work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B's are only significant in Hungary (-.75) and Bulgaria (-.65)