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Correlational findings

Study Ferreira et al. (2013): study ZZ Europe 2002

Public:
14+ aged, general public, 23 EU nations 2002-2007
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-3: 2002-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 81326
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a paid work
b in education
c unemployed and actively looking for job
d unemployed and not actively looking for job
e permanently sick or disabled
f retired
g housework
h other (reference category).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.05 ns paid work (vs other)
b(0.0454) controlled for:
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -.02 ns paid work (vs other)
b(-.245) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.27 p < .001 in education (vs other)
b(0.271) controlled for:
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.22 p < .001 in education (vs other)
b(0.216) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -1.1 p < .001 unemployed and actively looking for job (vs other)
b(-1.066) controlled for
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -1.1 p < .001 unemployed and actively looking for job (vs other)
b(-1.059) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -.66 p < .001 unemployed and not actively looking for job (vs other)
b(-.664) controlled for
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -.61 p < .001 unemployed and not actively looking for job (vs other)
b(-.613) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -1.1 p < .001 disabled (vs other)
b(-1.117) controlled for
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = -.34 p < .001 disabled (vs other)
b(-.337) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.08 p < .01 retired (vs other)
b(0.0813) controlled for
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.19 p < .001 retired (vs other)
b(0.185) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.04 p < .05 housework (vs other)
b(0.0425) controlled for
-Personal characteristics
  - Income
  - Education levels
  - Marital status
  - Sex (gender)
  - Age
  - Household size
  - Children
  - Religiosity
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd b = +.03 ns housework (vs other)
b(0.0342) additionally for
  - self reported health

unaffected by further controlled
  - Size of settlement
  - Climate
  - Nation characteristics
  - Pollution