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Correlational findings

Study Jol (1985a): study NL 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1974-1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4000
Non Response:
1974: 28%, 1983: 43%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Five-item-scale (Bakker 1984).
Typical items are:
- "I have the oppertunity to ufurl
   in my work"
- "The work closes well to my education
   and/or experience"
- "My job is quite safe"
- "The chances of promotion are quite    well"
- "The payment is quite well"
Answers rated on six point scale:
"Don't agree" (1) to agree (6)".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d Beta = +.10 p < .05 Singles 1983 only (N = 484)
Non-working respondents excluded.
ß controlled for sex and age.