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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
Democracy satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question. "How satisfied are you with the way democracy is developing?"
1 = very satisfied or rather satisfied
0 = not very satisfied or not at all satisfied.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OLRC = + p < .01 Probability of being more/less happy when satisfied with democracy.
- very satisfied           + 5% (.01)
- somewhat satisfied       + 2% (.05)
- medium satisfied         - 2% (.01)
- somewhat dissatisfied    - 2% (.05)
- very dissatisfied        - 2% (.05)
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-g OLRC = + p < .01 - very happy               + 7% (.01)
- quite happy              - 0% (ns)
- not very happy           - 4% (.01)
- not at all happy         - 3% (.01)

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