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Correlational findings

Study Knies et al. (2014): study GB 2009

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2009/2010
Survey name:
UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 32025
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Ethnicity
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
What is your ethnic group?
A)
1: Non-British ethnicity
  a) Other 'White' background
  b) Mixed background (e.g., White and Asian)
  c) Indian
  d) Pakistani
  e) Bangladeshi
  f) Carribean
  g) African
  h) Other
0: British ethnicity

B)
1: Non-British ethnicity excluding first-generation immigrants    
  a) Other 'White' background
  b) Mixed background (e.g., White and Asian)
  c) Indian
  d) Pakistani
  e) Bangladeshi
  f) Carribean
  g) African
  h) Other
0: British ethnicity

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - NON-BRITISH ETHNICITY (vs. British)

Other white     B=-.04 (ns)      
Mixed ethnicity B=-.24 (01)
Indian          B=-.18 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.32 (01)
Bangladeshi     B=-.47 (01)
Carribean       B=-.49 (01)
African         B=-.17 (01)
Other           B=-.30 (01)

No controls
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - Other white     B=-.19 (01)
Mixed ethnicity B=-.20 (01)
Indian          B=-.35 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.38 (01)
Bangladeshi     B=-.50 (01)
Carribean       B=-.34 (01)
African         B=-.21 (01)
Other           B=-.40 (01)

B controlled for:
- gender
- age and age squared
- education
- marital status
- number of children
- employment status
- household income
- housing
- health
- religion
- length of stay
- urban/rural residence
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - Other white     B=-.18 (01)
Mixed ethnicity B=-.19 (01)
Indian          B=-.31 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.32 (01)
Bangladeshi     B=-.44 (01)
Carribean       B=-.30 (01)
African         B=-.17 (01)
Other           B=-.38 (01)

B additionally controlled for:
- Economic status of neighbourhood
- Life-style heterogeneity (MOSAIC)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - Other white     B=-.16 (05)
Mixed ethnicity B=-.15 (01)
Indian          B=-.32 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.30 (05)
Bangladeshi     B=-.47 (05)
Carribean       B=-.31 (01)
African         B=-.32 (01)
Other           B=-.36 (01)

B additionally controlled for:
- Ethnic diversity in neighbourhood
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - NON-BRITISH ETHNICITY EXCLUDING FIRST-GENERATION MIGRANTS (vs. British)

Other white     B=-.33 (01)      
Mixed ethnicity B=-.32 (01)
Indian          B=-.38 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.21 (05)
Bangladeshi     B=-.44 (05)
Carribean       B=-.56 (01)
African         B=-.31 (05)
Other           B=-.32 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - Other white     B=-.21 (10)      
Mixed ethnicity B=-.20 (05)
Indian          B=-.47 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.27 (01)
Bangladeshi     B=-.52 (01)
Carribean       B=-.32 (01)
African         B=-.23 (ns)
Other           B=-.23 (05)

B controlled for:
- gender
- age and age squared
- education
- marital status
- number of children
- employment status
- household income
- housing
- health
- religion
- length of stay
- urban/rural residence
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = - Other white     B=-.20 (10)      
Mixed ethnicity B=-.18 (05)
Indian          B=-.43 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.20 (05)
Bangladeshi     B=-.46 (05)
Carribean       B=-.27 (01)
African         B=-.18 (ns)
Other           B=-.22 (10)

B additionally controlled for:
- Economic status of neighbourhood
- Life-style heterogeneity (MOSAIC)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h b = Other white     B=-.11 (ns)      
Mixed ethnicity B=-.14 (10)
Indian          B=-.60 (01)
Pakistani       B=-.62 (01)
Bangladeshi     B=-.45 (ns)
Carribean       B=-.22 (ns)
African         B=-.32 (ns)
Other           B=-.19 (10)

B additionally controlled for:
- Ethnic diversity in neighbourhood