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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 asesment methods
Interviews and self completion form

Correlate

Authors's label
Job status
Our Classification
Distribution
a: males 53%, females 31%
b: males  7%, females 20%
c: males   7%,  females   5%
d: males 23%, females 23%
e: males   1%, females 12%
f: males    5%, females  5%
g: males  4%, females  3%
Operationalization
a: full-time employed (reference)
b: part-time employed
c: unemployed
d. retired
e: family care
f: in education
g: sick/disabled

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -/+ s Longitudinal Part-time employed  (vs full-time employed)
- males   -.03 (ns)
- females +.09 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - p < .01 Longitudinal Unemployed            (vs full-time employed)
- males    -.61 (01)
- females  -.39 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = + s Longitudinal Retired              (vs full-time employed)
- males    +.10 (01)
- females  +.27 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = - Longitudinal Family care          (vs full-time employed)
- males    -.47 (01)
- females  -.04 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = + s Longitudinal In education         (vs full-time employed)
- males    +.23 (01)
- females  +.14 (05)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = - Longitudinal Sick/disabled        (vs full-time employed)
- males    -1.3 (01)
- females  -1.4 (01)
b's controled for:
- age
- socio-economic backgroud (parents education)
- own education
- marital status
- age of youngest child
- ethnicity
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting