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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
Parent's education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Not specified

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.01 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.24 p < .05 Beta and above B controlled for:
- Gender
- Migrant
- Family of origin:
  - Father's status
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status:
  - First marriage
  - Second marriage
  - Unmarried partnership
  - Widowed
  - Divorced
  - Family size
  - Age

Females: B=+.19 (p<.05)
Males:   B=+.27 (p<.05)
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = +.03 p < .05 Beta when migration left out.
Females: Beta =+.03 (p<.05)
Males:   Beta= +.04 (p<.05)

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