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Correlational findings

Study Brown & Gray (2014): study AU 2002

Public:
16-93 aged general public, Australia, 2002, 2006, 2010
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 27530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
ln(Household size)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Natural logarithm of the number of persons living in the household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.11 p < .1 b-fix controled for:
- income
- ln(total savings)
- ln(total debt)
- age
- educational attainment
- marital status
- employment status
- self-reported health status

Results don't change substantially, if additionally controled for different wealth measures such as total wealth and (secured and unsecured) debt or if wealth isn't controled for (although hh-size is no longer statistically significant)