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Correlational findings

Study Evans & Kelley (2002): study AU 1984

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1984-2001
Survey name:
AU-National Social Scien
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 26009
Non Response:
35-40%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Preliminary letter announcing the survey, followed by the posted questionnaire and if necessary 4 follow-up maillings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Male
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 : Male
0 : Female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b DMt = -0.2 p < .05 Happiness recoded to a 0-10 scale (Mt).
- Males   Mt=7.3
- Females Mt=7.1
Difference -0.2
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -1.2 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = -.03 p < .05 B and Beta controlled for:
- Migration history
- Family of origin:
  - Parent's education
  - Father's status
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -1.4 ns O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = -.04 p < .05 B and beta additionally controlled for:
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status
  - Family size
- Age
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -2.2 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = -.06 p < .05 Instead of marital status and family size B and beta additionally controlled for:
- Current family situation:
  - Number of offspring
  - Quality of marriage
- Age

B and beta not significant when additionally controlled for:
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status
  - Family size
- Religious involvement:
  - Church attendance (ln)
  - Religious denomination
  - Charity work
- Work status:
  - Volunteer work (hours)
  - Education
  - Family income (ln)
  - Labour force participation
  - Spouse in labour force
  - Occupational status
  - Job security
  - Unemployed
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b = O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b =