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Correlational findings

Study Ekici & Koydemir (2014): study TR 2008

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2381
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Volunteer association membership
Our Classification
Distribution
1 = 7 %
Operationalization
Self report on question whether the respondent is a member of any of the following 14 groups/organisations:
a.  social welfare groups
b.  religious organizations
c.  cultural activities
d.  trade unions
e.  political groups
f.   local community actions
g.  human rights action
h.  environmental groups
i.   professional associations
j.   youth work
k.  sports groups
l.   women's group
m. peace movement
n.  health organizations

1 = member of any
0 = member of none

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OLRC = + p < .05 Probability of being more/less happy when member:
- very satisfied           + 5% (ns)
- somewhat satisfied       + 1% (.05)
- medium satisfied         - 2% (ns)
- somewhat dissatisfied    - 2% (ns)
- very dissatisfied        - 2% (.10)
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-g OLRC = ns - very happy               + 2% (ns)
- quite happy              - 0% (ns)
- not very happy           - 1% (ns)
- not at all happy         - 1% (ns)

OLRCs adjusted for:
- income
- age
- employment
- gender
- marital status
- religiosity