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Correlational findings

Study Fleche et al. (2011): study CA 1994

Public
18+ aged, general public, Canada,1994-2008
Survey name
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Gross household income (log)
Our Classification
Error Estimates
s.e.=.054
Operationalization
Selfreport in single question: "Here is a scale of incomes. We would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in. Just give the letter of the group your household falls into, before taxes and deductions."
1     C
2     D
3     E
4     F
5     G
6     H
7      I
8     J
9     K
10   L

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.27 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- life situation    
    - employment status
    - health
    - education
    - sexe
    - age
    - age squared
    - divorced
    - number of children
- attitudes
    - attitudes to income-inequality     
    - perceived freedom and control
    - important in life: friends
    - trust in people
    - perceived corruption in nation
    - attitude to environmental protection