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Correlational findings

Study Bartram (2011): study US 1995

Public:
18-94 aged natives and immigrants, USA, 1995
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1339
Non Response:
203
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Unemployed
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 = unemployed
0 = student, retired, employed part-time, employed full-time

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = -.05 p < .037 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = -.47 p < .037 Beta and B controlled for:
- Immigrant status
- Log income
- Interaction income*immigrant status
- Marital status
- Children
- Age
- Religion
- Health

B -.50 (p<.01) when additionally controlled for financial satisfaction

Similar results are found in an ordered logit model