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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
Occupational status
Our Classification
Operationalization
100: Higher professionals                     
  75: Administrators and managers       
  70: Technical employees                     
  60: Higher clerical employees            
  51: Higher sales employees                
  38: Routine clerical workers                  
  37: Skilled manual workers                   
  33: Skilled service workers                   
  32: Routine salews workers                  
  24: Ordinary semi-skilled workers     
  18: Unskilled service workers            
  14: Unskilled manual workers           
  10: Farmers                                               
   0: Farm labourers

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.02 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
  - Labor force participation
  - Spouse in labor force
  - Hours worked
  - Job security
  - Earnings
  - Unemployment