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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
Labour force participation
Our Classification
Operationalization
A:
1 Working
0 All other
B:
0 Full time
0,5 Parttime
0 Not in labor force
C:
40 Full-time
20 Part-time
0 None
D:
Very long: 60+ 5
Long: 49-59 4
Full time: 35-48 3
Part time: 5-34 2
Not working: 0-4 1

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = -1.3 ns O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b Beta = ns 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
      - Denomination
      - Charity work
- Work status:
      - Education
      - Family income
      - Spouse in labor force

B and beta ns when additionally controlled for:
- hours worked
- occupational status
- job security
- unemployment