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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
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Education Level:
1)Primary level
2)Secondrry lecel
3)Tertiary level
4)No education (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = -.02 ns Primary Level OPRC (-0.0194)    (vs no education) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = -.06 p < .01 Secondary Level OPRC (-0.0566)  (vs no education) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = -.09 p < .01 Tertiary Level OPRC (-0.0923)   (vs no education)

OPRC's controlled for:
-Country level:
  - unemployment rate
  - inflation rate
-Individual level:
  - size of the city
  - wealth
  - demographic
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - maximum inflation rate experienced(age 18+)