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Correlational findings

Study Olgiati et al. (2013): study ZZ Western nations 2006

Public:
15+ aged general public, 16 Western countries, 2006-2011
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll 2006-2011
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 51004
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Log household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
What is your total MONTHLY household income, before taxes? Please include income from wages and salaries, remittances from family members living elsewhere, farming and all other sources.

Calculated on logarithm scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = -.02 ns Happiness by log household income IN SEPARATE QUANTILES.


In first quantile  (lowest 20%)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.06 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.76 p < .001 In second quantile (20-40%) C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.47 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.26 ns In third quantile  (40-60%) C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.28 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = -.02 ns In fourth quantile (60-80%) C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.80 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.08 ns In fifth quantile  (highest 20%) C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.41 p < .05 B's controlled for:
- foreign born
- ln income*foreign born
- age and age squared
- gender
- marital status
- household size
- religion
- country of residence
- survey round