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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
Number of offspring
Our Classification
Operationalization
Not specified

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.00 ns Women O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = ns O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.40 p < .05 Men O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = +.03 p < .05 B and beta controlled for:
- Migration
- Family of origin:
  - Parent's education
  - Father's status
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status
- Age

B and beta when additionally controlled for gender and quality of marriage:
B=    +.87   (05)
beta= +.07   (05)
Women:
B=    +1.01 (05)
beta= +0.08 (05)

B and beta ns when additionally controlled for:
- church attendance
- religious denomination
- charity work
- education
- family income
- labour force participation
- spouse in LF
- occupational status
- job security
- personal income
- unemployment.