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Correlational findings

Study Slag (2017): study KR 2009

Public:
18+ aged general public, South Korea, followed 5 years 2009-2014
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 79474
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education level
Our Classification
Distribution
a) Mean: 0.18; SD: 0.39
b) Mean: 0.46; SD: 0.49
c) Mean: 0.12; SD: 0.33
d) Mean: 0.20; SD: 0.40
e) Mean: 0.03; SD: 0.17
Operationalization
a) Elementary school (reference group)
b) Secondary school
c) College
d) University
e) Graduate

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.05 p < .01 b) Secondary school (vs elementary) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.15 p < .01 c) College          (vs elementary) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.20 p < .01 d) University      (vs elementary) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b = +.31 p < .01 e) Graduate        (vs elementary)

b-fix controlled for:
- yearly change of household income
- earlier household income
- reference group income
- age
- employment status
- health status
- marital status