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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
Migrant
Our Classification
Operationalization
Migrated to Australia:
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -.96 ns Females: B=-.63 (ns)
Males:   B=-.01 (ns)
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = ns Females: Beta ns
Males:   Beta ns

Beta and above B controlled for:
- Gender
- Family of origin
  - Parent's education
  - Father's status
  - Parent divorced
  - Number of siblings

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