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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL Rotterdam 1997

Public:
13+ aged, general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997-2009.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21091
Non Response:
67%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Ethnicity in Rotterdam
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 natives
0 migrants
   a western migrants
   b non-western migrants
       a 1st generation
       b 2nd generation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab DM = +                            Difference with
                             natives
Nonwestern immigrants
1st generation    M = 2,97   -0.18
2nd generation    M = 3,10   -0.05
Western immigrants M = 3,09   -0.04
Natives            M = 3,15
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab Beta = 0 ns Nonwestern immigrants (vs natives)
Beta controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - unemployment
  - health (self percieved)
  - income (net household)
  - education level
  - household size
- environmental conditions
  - district deprivation