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Correlational findings

Study Ruprah & Luengas (2011): study ZZ Latin America 1997

Public:
15+ aged, general public in 17 Latin American nations, 1997-2006
Survey name:
Latinobarometro1997
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 120000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Size of the city
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of inhabitants
1)20,000 or less
2)20,001- 100,000
3)100,001 or more (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = -.07 p < .01 <20,000 habitants (     (vs > 100,000) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = -.05 p < .01 20,000-100,000 habitants (vs > 100,000)

OPRC controlled for:
-Country level:
  - unemployment rate
  - inflation rate
-Individual Level:
  - wealth
  - demographic
  - education
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - maximum inflation rate experienced(age 18+)