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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
Contacts
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on social contacts. 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-j OPRC = +.21 p < .01 Family outside household members O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = +.12 p < .05 Friends O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j OPRC = -.01 ns Neighbors 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
- marital status
- education
- number of memberships
- trust in
  - general
  - neighbors
  - police
- religion
  - importance
  - frequency of attending religious services
- immigrant
- ethnic status
- living in non-tracted area