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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 satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: 'Could you please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied you are with your job, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied and 10 means you are very satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = +.25 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
- work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B's are similar in:
- Finland (+.29)
- Netherlands (+.27)
- Germany (+.30)
- Hungary (+.30)

B's highest in:
- Spain (+.32)
- Portugal (+.31)

B's lowest in:
- United Kingdom (+.17)
- Sweden (+.17)
- Bulgaria (+.19)