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Correlational findings

Study Schyns (2000): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 4 years, 1992-1996
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4398
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Work status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) working
b) retired

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM =           Mean    Unhappy(1-3) Very happy(8-10)
Working   7,4     3,0%         47,8%
Retired   7,3     5,7%         45,7%
Diff      -0,1    -2,7%        -2,1%