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Correlational findings

Study Fleche et al. (2011): study ZZ OECD member states 1994

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 32 OECD member states,1994-2008
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 92338
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Trust in people
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self perceived trust in people:
1: Most people can be trusted
0: Need to be very careful

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.14 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness by AVERAGE trust O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.27 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.38 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE trust in nation

Beta's controlled for:
  - individual characteristics
     - household income
     - subjective poverty
     - self rated health
     - education
     - sexe
     - age
     - divorced
     - number of children
  - national charactereristics
     - average perception of
     - income inequality in country
     - unemployment (ind.)
     - unemployment rate
     - air pollution