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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
Geographic region
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Ontario (reference)
2 Atlantic region
3 Quebec
4 Prairie provinces
5 British Columbia

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = + p < .01 Atlantic region  (vs. Ontario)

       b      p<
2009  +.20    .001
2010  +.12    .01
2011  +.20    .001
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = + p < .001 Quebec  (vs. Ontario)

       b      p<
2009  +.20    .001
2010  +.16    .001
2011  +.15    .001
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = - ns Prairie provinces  (vs. Ontario)

       b      p<
2009  -.06    ns
2010  -.04    ns
2011  -.03    ns
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb b = +/- ns British Columbia  (vs. Ontario)

       b      p<
2009  +.02    ns
2010  -.04    ns
2011  +.06    ns

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