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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 dull/ boring
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport in single statement 'My work is dull and boring'.
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 = -.47 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
- GDP per capita
- country dummies
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.10 ns B additionally controlled for job satisfaction O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.39 p < .001 B additionally controlled for work-home interference without job satisfaction inserted O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.06 ns B additionally controlled for both job satisfaction and work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B is only significant in Finland (+.64)