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Correlational findings

Study Angeles (2008): study GB 1991

Public:
18+ aged general public, UK, 1991-2005
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income relative to predicted income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Based upon socioeconomic characteristics researchers estimate a ''predicted income''; this gives the variable ''income relative to predicted income''

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.02 p < .05 none b controlled for:
- sexe
- age/age squared
- self-reported health
- marital status
- eduation
- unemployed
- number of children
- religiouness
- region

Not statistically significant when controlled for absolute income
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.09 ns none b (-0.088) when additionally controlled for absolute income.