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Correlational findings

Study VanOotegem & Verhofstadt (2015): study BE Flanders 2011

Public:
General public, Flanders, Belgium, 2011+ 2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2990
Non Response:
Assessment:

Correlate

Authors's label
Socio-economic positions
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 full time employed
0 other
   a: part-time employed
   b: unemployed
   c:  not in labour force
        ca: incapable to work
        cb: pensioner
        cd: student
        ce: homemaker

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-h DM = +/-                             Difference with
                            full-time workers
Working full-time M = 7,49
  
Working part-time M = 7,34  -0,15
Unemployed        M = 6,75  -0,74
Incapable to work M = 6,49  -1,00

Pensioner         M = 7,39  -0,10
Student           M = 7,46  -0,03
Homemaker         M = 7,31  -0,18