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Correlational findings

Study Schurer & Yong (2012): study AU 2001

Public:
20-60 aged general public, followed 9 years, Australia, 2001-2009
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7158
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Big 5 variables
Our Classification
Operationalization
Big 5 personality variables:
a) extraversion
b) agreeableness
c) conscientiousness
d) emotional stability
e) openness to experience

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.07 p < .05 a) extraversion O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.11 p < .05 b) agreeableness O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.04 p < .05 c) conscientiousness O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.09 p < .05 d) emotional stability O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.06 p < .05 e) openess to experience

All coefficients for men, similar results for females.

All beta's controlled for:
- household income
- age
- marital status
- number of children in household
- number of individuals in household
- health status
- education
- employment status
- total weekly work-hours
- reginal indicators
- time fixed effects