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Correlational findings

Study Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2002

Public:
Workers, Canada, 2002-2003.
Survey name:
CN- Equality, Security and Community survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1862
Non Response:
Not reported
Assessment:

Not reported

Correlate

Authors's label
Age group
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: 18-24 (reference)
1: 25-34
2: 35-44
3: 45-54
4: 55-64
5: 65 up

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.26 p < .05 25-34 (vs 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.14 ns 35-44 (vs 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.17 ns 45-54 (vs 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.08 ns 55-65 (vs 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.13 ns 65+    (vs 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = OPRC controled for:
- log of personal income
- log average income in census tract
- percieved job characteristics
  - requires skill
  - has enough time
  - free of conflicting demands
  - variety of tasks
  - trust in management
- personal characteristic
  - self percieved health
  - gender
  - marital status
  - education
- contacts with
  - family members outside household
  - friends
  - neighbors
- number of memberships
- trust in
  - general
  - neighbors
  - police
- religion
  - importance
  - frequency of attending religious services

U shaped pattern.