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Correlational findings

Study Cuesta & Budria (2011): study DE 2000

Public:
18+ aged, heads of households, Germany, 2000-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Big Five Dimensions and LOC
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: conscientiousness
B: neuroticism
C: extraversion
D: agreableness
E: openness
F: internal Locus of control
G: extrernal Locus of control

Rated:
1
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7

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.00 ns Conscientiousness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.11 p < .01 Neuroticism O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.02 p < .05 Extraversion O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 p < .01 Agreableness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.05 p < .01 Openness O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.05 p < .01 Internal locus of control O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.18 p < .01 External locus of control

Bs controlled for:
- social characteristics
  - age
  - gender
  - financial situation
  - education
  - household size
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - nationality
- accomodation
- absolute lack of
  - facilities (bath, toilet, etc)
  - durables   (car, telephone, etc)
  - health     (bad health, disabled etc)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = No significant change when:

Bs additionally controlled for:
- relative (instead of absolute) lack of
  - income
  - savings
  - facilities
  - durables
  - accomodation
  - health
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = No significant change when:

Bs controlled for:
- social characteristics
- personality traits
- absolute lack
- relative lack

All Bs based on Probit adapted OLS. Random effects model