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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
Parents occupation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Parents occupation at age 14
a: professional (reference
b: not working
c: managers and semi-professionals
d: associate professional and technical
e: administrative and secretarial
f: skilled trades
g: personal services
h: sales and customer service
i:  process, plant and machine operators
j:  elementary
k: deceased, not present

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - s Not working                 (vs professional)
- males    -.21 (01)
- females  -.11 (10)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = ns Managers and semi-profs     (vs professional)
- males    -.03 (ns)
- females  -.04 (nsd)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Associate prof and technical (vs professional
- males    -.01 (ns)
- females  -.02 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- ns Administrative, secretarial (vs professional)
- males    +.03 (ns)
- females  -.04 (10)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Personal services           (vs professional)
- males    -.00 (ns)
- females  -.02 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Sales, custumer services   (vs professional)
- males    -.00 (ns)
- females  -.03 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Proces, machine operatives  (vs professional)
- males    -.05 (ns)
- females  -.02 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = Elementary                  (vs professional)
- males    -.02 (ns)
- females  -.05 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = - ns Parents deceased/not present (vs professional
- males    -.03 (ns)
- females  -.04 (ns)

b's controled for:
- age
- own education
- household income
- marital status
- employment status
- ethnicity
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting