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Correlational findings

Study Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2002

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

Not reported

Correlate

Authors's label
Contacts
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on social contact. Full question not reported.
Contacts with:
a. family members outside household.
b. friends
c. neighbors

1 yes
0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.09 ns Family members outside household. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.28 p < .01 Friends. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.02 ns Neighbors. 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 characteristics
  - self percieved health
  - age
  - gender
  - marital status
  - education
- contacts with
  - family members outside household
  - friends
  - neighbors
- number of meberships
- trust in
  - general
  - neighbors
  - police
- religion
  - importance
  - frequency of attending religious services