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Correlational findings

Study Mujcic & Oswald (2016): study AU 2007

Public:
18+ aged general public, Australia, followed 3 years 2007-2009
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12385
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Face to face interviews and self completion questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
7  master or doctorate
6  bachelor or honors
5  graduate
4  advanced diplom
3  professional qualification
2  year 12 highschool
1   year 11 and less (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = - ns Master’s or doctorate  –.32 CI95 [–.87, +.23]
Bachelor’s or honors   –.05 CI95 [–.46, +.36]
Graduate diploma       –.17 CI95 [–.51, +.17]
Advanced diploma       –.10 CI95 [–.47, +.27]
Professional qual.     -.02 CI95 [–.31, +.27]
Year 12 high school    –.20 CI95 [-.40, +.00]

b-fix controled for:
- CHANGE daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
- CURRENT
  - socio-demographics
    - income
    - marital status
    - employment
  - long-term health condition
  - number of young children

Unaffected by additional control for:
- health behavior
- BMI