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Correlational findings

Study Radcliff (2005): study ZZ 1990

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 17 developed nations, 1990
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 03
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 17000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
a:Age in years, six ascending categories
b:Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.20 p < .001 Individual happiness by age.
b (-0,19999)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.03 p < .001 Individual happiness by age squared.
b (+0,02606)

b's controlled for

National characteristics:
-union density
-social democracy
-culture
-GDP per capita
-unemployment

-Individual characteristics:
-union membership
-marital status
-gender
-education
-number of children
-home life quality
-income
-unemployed
-church attendance