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Correlational findings

Study Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2003

Public:
Workers, Canada, ,2003
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9949
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Not reported

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: single (reference)
1a: married
1b: as if married
1c: divorced
1d: separated
1e: widowed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = +.28 p < .01 Married         (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = +.16 p < .01 As if married   (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = -.24 p < .01 Divorced        (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = -.09 p < .10 Separated       (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = -.18 ns Widowed         (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j = OPRC controled for:
- mastery scale with income effect subtracted
- job satisfaction with income effect subtracted
- log of total household income
- log average household income in census tract
- self-percieved health status
- gender
- age
- education
- contacts with
  - family members outside household
  - friends
  - neighbors
- number of memberships
- trust in
  - general
  - neighbors
  - police
- religion
  - importance
  - frequency of attending religious services
- immigrant
- ethnic status
- living in non-tracted area