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Correlational findings

Study Boelhouwer (2010): study NL 1977

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1977-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54299
Non Response:
Assessment:

Correlate

Authors's label
Household composition
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: single-person household
b: single parent family
c: couple without children
d: couple with children
e: remaining

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b = p < .01 B controlled for:
-Life situation:
-Housing
-Health
-Purchasing power/ consumer durables
-Leisure activities
-Mobility
-Social participation
-Sport activity
-Vacation
-Background features:
-Gender
-Education
-Employment
-Age
-City
-Ethnicity
-Income
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b = p < .01 B controlled for:
-Employment
-Age
-Satisfaction with:
-Health
-Home
-Friends and acquaintances
-Social position
-Financial resources
-Dutch society

B's denote difference of average happiness in category with average of all respondents