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Correlational findings

Study Benesch et al. (2007): study ZZ World samples 1995 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 45 nations, 1995-2003
Survey name:
EU Combined surveys: ESS+WVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 72012
Non Response:
3.3%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Phone interview for remote areas

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Chronological Age
B: Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.09 p < .01 Chronological Age

B (-0.089) controlled for:
- TV viewing
  - residual TV viewing time
  - interaction with number of TV channels in the country
- individual characteristics
  - income
  - gender
  - age squared
  - residence
  - employmnet
  - education
  - marital status
- national characteristics
  - average TV viewing time in country (in minutes)
  - gross national income (GNI, real and squared)
- survey
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.00 p < .01 Age Squared

B (0.0008) controlled for:
- TV viewing
  - residual TV viewing time
  - interaction with number of TV channels in the country
- individual characteristics
  - income
  - gender
  - age
  - residence
  - employmnet
  - education
  - marital status
- national characteristics
  - average TV viewing time in country (in minutes)
  - gross national income (GNI, real and squared)
- survey