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Correlational findings

Study Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2009 /2

Public:
15+aged, general public, Canada, 2009-2011
Survey name:
CCHS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 63000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Half of the respondents were interviewed by computer-assisted telephone, the other half by computer-assisted personal interview.

Correlate

Authors's label
Labour force activity
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Paid worker (reference)
b Self-employed
c Unemployed
d Not in labour force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = + ns Self-employed

       b      p<
2009  +.03    ns
2010  +.04    ns
2011  +.06    ns
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = - p < .01 Unemployed

       b      p<
2009  -.36   .001
2010  -.35   .001
2011  -.25   .01
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = +/- Not of labour force

Less than high school

       b      p<
2009  -.08   .05
2010  +.03    ns
2011   .00    ns

b's controlled for:
- sex
- age
- number of children
- marital status
- immigrant
- education
- household income
- household size
- homeownership
- selfreported health
- urban area/rural
- geographical region