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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
Important in life: friends
Our Classification
Operationalization
Not reported

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.11 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness and INDIVIDUAL importance of friends O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.20 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +23 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness and AVERAGE importance of friends

Beta's controlled for:
  - individual characteristics
     - income
     - poverty
     - self rated health
     - employment status
     - national unemployment rate
     - education
     - air pollution
     - freedom of choice
     - trust in people
  - national corruption
     - sexe
     - age
     - divorced
     - number of children