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Correlational findings

Study Muffels & Kemperman (2011): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
20-55 aged, women, Germany, 1984-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 90297
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Traits
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 15 Questions, 3 questions on each of the five traits:
a: neuroticism
b: agreeableness
c: conscientiousness
d: extraversion
d: openness for experience

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.24 p < .01 neuroticism O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.05 p < .01 agreeableness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.03 p < .10 conscientiousness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.06 p < .01 extraversion O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.06 p < .01 openness to experience O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d = Beta's Controlled for:
- fit between preferred and actual working hours
- importance of having children/succes in a job
- amount of hours per week working and caring
- marital status
- age
- age-squared
- number of children 0-15
- unemployment rate
- born in East-German
- being a foreigner
- education
- age of youngest child
- objective health
N = 70859