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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
Family weekly income at 10
Our Classification
Remarks
Data set using imputation for missing variables.
Operationalization
Log of  gross family weekly income at age 10:
7 - £250 and more per week
6 - Between £200 and £249 per week
5 - Between £150 and £199 per week
4 - Between £100 and £149 per week
3 - Between £50 and £99 per week
2 - Between £35 and £49 per week
1 - Under £35 per week

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb r = +.09 O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb Beta = +.03 Beta=+.04 when controlled for family background variables only:
- Social class of father(at age 10)
- Number of siblings(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)