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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
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years of schooling

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -.06 ns O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = ns B and beta controlled for:
- Gender
- Migration
- Family of origin:
  - Parent's education
  - Father's status
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status:
  - Married (1st,2nd and de facto)
  - Widowed
  - Divorced
  - Family size
- Age
- Religious involvement:
  - Church attendance
  - Denomination
  - Charity work
- Work status:
  - Family income (ln)
  - Labor force participation
  - Spouse in labor force

B and beta ns when additionally controlled for:
- hours worked
- occupational status
- job security
- unemployment.