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Correlational findings

Study Delhey & Kroll (2012): study ZZ OECD member states 2008

Public:
18+ aged, general public, OECD member states, 2008
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 340000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Well-Being Index (WBI)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of
a. life-expectancy at birth (health)
b. school enrollment (education in years)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.57 p < .001 AVERAGE happiness by WBI-scores in 34 nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.36 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.45 p < .01 M-CO-c-mq-*-10-a r = +.51 p < .01 M-CO-c-mq-*-10-a b = +1.3 p < .01 b controlled for:
-Latin-american country
-Post-communist country
M-CO-c-mq-*-10-a = .419