Correlational findings

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

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


Authors's Label
Freedom of choice and control
Our Classification
Error Estimates
Self report on a single question:
"Some people feel they have completely freedom of choice and control over their lives, while other people feel that what they do has no real effect on what happens to them. Please use this scale to indicate how much freedom of choice and control you feel you have over the way you have over the way your life turns out."
1:     No choice at all
10:   A great deal of choice

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.31 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- life situation  
    - income  
    - employment status
    - health
    - education
    - sexe
    - age
    - age squared
    - divorced
    - number of children
- attitudes
    - attitudes to income-inequality     
    - important in life: friends
    - trust in people
    - perceived corruption in nation
    - attitude to environmental protection