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Correlational findings

Study Oishi et al. (2007a): study ZZ 1981

Public
18+ aged, general public, 96 nations, 1981-2000
Survey name
INT-WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: Pooled World Values Surveys 1981, 1990,1995 and 2000.
Distribution
Range 3.68-4.82, similar for men and women.
M: Males: 4,49. Females: 4,25.
Operationalization
Self-reported, respondents indicated (in deciles)their highest education completed.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.12 p < .001 The most happy (10) completed a significantly lower education than expected based on this linear model.


Control variables not reported.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a DM = - p < .001 The most happy (10) completed less education than moderately happy (9 or 8)