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Correlational findings

Study Evans & Kelley (2002): study AU 1984

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1984-2001
Survey name:
AU-National Social Scien
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 26009
Non Response:
35-40%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Preliminary letter announcing the survey, followed by the posted questionnaire and if necessary 4 follow-up maillings.

Correlate

Authors's label
Father's status
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.66 ns O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = ns B and Beta controlled for:
- Gender
- Migration
- Family of origin:
  - Parent's education
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings

When additionally controlled for marital status, age, number of offspring:

Women:B= +1.69 and Beta= +.02
Men:  B= +.19  and Beta= ns

B and Beta ns when controlled for:
- gender
- migration
- parent's education
- parents divorced
- number of siblings
- number of offspring
- age
- quality of marriage

B and Beta ns when additionally controlled for:
- religious denomination
- church attendance(ln)
- education, family income (ln)
- labor force perticipation
- spouse in lf
- hours worked
- ocupationakl status
- job security
- earnings
- unemployment
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b =