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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
Employment rate of father
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average employment rate of father at birth, age 5 and 10:
1 - employed
0 - unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb r = +.07 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb Beta = +.02 Beta controlled for:
- Intellectual performance at age 5,10 and 16
- Good conduct at age 5, 10 and 16
- Emotional health at age 5, 10 and 16
- Social class of father when child is 10
- Family income at age 10
- Age when mother left full time education
- Age when father left full time education
- Mother's average mental health at 5 and 10
- Post-marital conception
- Both natural parents live in household at 10
- Gender (female)

Beta=+.03 when controlled for family background variables only:
- Social background of father at 10
- Family income 10
- Number of siblings at 10
- Age when father left full-time education
- Age when mother left full-time education
- Average mental health of mother at age 5 and 10
- Post-marital conception
- Both natural parents live in the household at 10
- Gender (female)
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb Beta = +.03 Beta controlled for family background variables only:
- Family income(at age 10)
- Social class of father(at age 10)
- Average employment rate of father (at birth, age 5 and 10)
- Age when father left full-time education
- Age when mother left full-time education
- Average mental health of mother(at age 5 and 10)
- Post-marital conception
- Both natural parents live in the household (at age 10)
- Gender (female)