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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
As if married (vs. never married)
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Living as married
0 Never married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.31 p < .01 OPRC controlled for:
- Job satisfaction
- Log of personal income
- Log other family members' income
- Log of avg. household income in census tract
- Self-perceived health
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Education
- Contact w. family members
- Contact w. friends
- Contact w. neighbors
- Number of memberships or extent of activity
- Trust in general
- Trust in neighbors
- Trust in police
- Importance of religion
- Frequency attending religious services
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.35 p < .01 OPRC not controlled for job satisfaction, but additionally controlled for job characterisitics:
- Makes own decisions
- Requires skill
- Has enough time
- Free of conflicting demands
- Has variety of tasks
- Trust in management