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Correlational findings

Study Graham (2005): study ZZ Latin America 2001

Public:
16+ aged, general public, 17 countries in Latin America, 2001
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 18135
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Current occupation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question on actual occupation:
a Freelance/self-employed
b Wage earner in public firm
c Wage earner in private firm
d Temporarily respondent doesn´t work
e Retired
f Doesn´t work/the person in charge of going to shopping and keeping the house
g Student

Here converted to:
A Student
B Retired
C Homemaker
D Unemployed
E Self-employed

0 no
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c b = +.07 Student O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c b = -.01 Retired O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c b = -.05 Homemaker O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c b = -.49 Unemployed O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c b = -.10 Self-employed

B's controlled for:
- Country
- Age
- Gender
- Married
- Log wealth index
- Years of education
- Membership of minority group
- Health