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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 Sciences
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
Earnings
Our Classification
Remarks
Income levels adjusted to the price levels of the year 2000 (consumer price index)
Operationalization
Natural log of income from respondents main job.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b b = +.00 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
  - Denomination
  - Charity work
- Work status:
  - Education
  - Family income
  - Labor force participation
  - Spouse in labor force
  - Hours worked
  - Job security
  - Current occupational status
  - Unemployment