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Correlational findings

Study Layard et al. (2013): study GB 2004

Public:
34 aged, United Kingdom, followed from childhood, 2004
Survey name:
UK-British Cohort Study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8868
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Summed effects of childhood and adulthood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Total explained variance of:
Adult variables at age 34:
- Income
- Education
- Employed
- Good conduct
- Has partner
- Self-perceived health (at age 26)
- Emotional health (at age 26)

Childhood variables:
- Intellectual performance (at age 5,10 and 16)
- Good conduct (at age 5,10 and 16)
- Emotional health (at age 5,10 and 16)
- Family economic
- Family psychosocial

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb = +.14 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb = +.11 Adult variables only O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb = +.07 Childhood variables only

When limiting summed effects up to:
- age 5: R2=+.02
- age 10:R2=+.03