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Correlational findings

Study Posel & Casale (2011): study ZA 2008

Public:
17+ aged general public, South-Africa., 2008
Survey name:
US-National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Assumed by WDH team.

Correlate

Authors's label
Years of schooling completed
Our Classification
Distribution
M = 8.9 years, SE = 0.6
Operationalization
Years of schooling

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I OPRC = +.01 p < .05 none All O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I OPRC = -.00 ns none Africans only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I OPRC = +.04 p < .10 none Whites only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I = none OPRC's controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - ethnicity
  - head
  - age
  - marital status
  - health status
  - employment status
- household characteristics
  - number of children
  - number of pensioners
  - quality dwelling place
  - quality toilet
- social capital variables
  - involved in religious activities
  - neigbours
  - crime in neighbourhood
  - member of a group
  - owns a cellular phone
- income variables
  - per capita household income (Rands)
  - actual rank in SA (richest, middle, poorest)
  - percieved rank in SA (richest, middle, poorest)
  - percieved rank in village/suburb (richest, middle, poorest)
  - percieved to be better/same/worse than at age 15
  - expect to be better/same/worse off 2 years hence