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Correlational findings

Study Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2002 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Canada, 2002-2003
Survey name:
ESC 2002-2003 (2nd wave)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1862
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Error Estimates
s.e.: 25-34:0.11; 35-44:0.11; 45-54:0.12; 55-64:0.14; >=65: 0.30
Operationalization
a 18-24 (reference)
b 25-34
c 35-44
d 45-54
e 55-64
f >= 65

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.26 p < .05 Age 25-34 (vs. 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.14 ns Age 35-44 (vs. 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.17 ns Age 45-54 (vs. 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.08 ns Age 54-65 (vs. 18-24) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.13 ns Age >=65(vs. 18-24)

All OPRC's controlled for:
- Job satisfaction
- Log other family members' income
- Log of avg. household income in census tract
- Log of personal income
- Job: requires skill
- Job: has enough time
- Job: free of conflicting demands
- Job: has variety of tasks
- Log of personal income
- Trust in management
- Self-perceived health
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Education

Additonal control for job characteristics, but not controlling job satisfaction did not effect OPRC.