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Correlational findings

Study Gschwandtner et al. (2015): study GB 2012

Public:
16+ aged, general public UK, 2012
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews and self completion form

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: none (reference)
1. Degree and above
2. Other higher qualifications
3. A level
4. GCSE
5. Other qualifications

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +/- ns Degree and above            (vs none)
- males    +.01 (ns)
- females  +.03 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +/- ns Other higher qualifications  (vs none)
- males    -.01(ns)
- females  -.05 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +/- ns A level                      (vs none)
- males    -.05 (ns)
- females  -.06 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- ns GSCE                         (vs none)
- males    -.03 (ns)
- females  -.06 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- ns Other qualifications         (vs none)
- males    -.05 (ns)
- females  -.06 (ns)

b's controled for:
- age
- socio-economic backgroud (parents education)
- marital status
- age of youngest child
- ethnicity
- employment status
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting