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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
Charity work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Not specified

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.31 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = +.05 p < .05 B and beta controlled for:
- Gender
- Migration
- Family of origin:
  - Parent's education
  - Father's status
  - Parents divorced
  - Number of siblings
- Current family situation:
  - Marital status:
    - Married (1st,2nd and de facto)
    - Widowed
    - Divorced
  - Family size
- Age
- Religious involvement:
  - Church attendance
  - Religious denomination

When additionally controlled for education, family income, labor force participation and spouse in labor force:
B=    +.36 (p<.05)
beta= +.06 (p<.05)

Plus additionally controlled for hours worked, occupational status, job security and unemployment:
B=    +0.33 (p<.05)
beta= +0.04 (p<.05)
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.36 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = +.06 p < .05 Beta and previous B additionally controlled for:
- education
- family income
- labor force participation
- spouse in labor force
O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.33 p < .05 O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = +.04 p < .05 Beta and previous B additionally controlled for:
- hours worked
- occupational status
- job security
- unemployment.