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Correlational findings

Study Proto & Rustichini (2015): study GB 1996

Public:
16+ aged general public, United Kingdom, 1996-2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 117041
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Big five personality
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Neuroticism
b) Extraversion
c) Conscientiousness
d) Openness
e) Agreableness

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = -2.1 p < .01 a) Neuroticism O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = +.63 p < .01 b) Extraversion O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = +.74 p < .01 c) Conscientiousness O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = +.09 ns d) Openness O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e OPRC = +.44 p < .05 e) Agreeableness

OPRC's coefficients controlled for:
- Age, age squared
- Gender
- Number of children
- Education
- Employment type
- Occupation type