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Correlational findings

Study Crivelli et al. (2016): study CH 2012

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, followed 9 years, 2004-2012
Survey name:
CH-SHP pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6960
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Work status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Employed (reference)
b Unemployed
c Not in labour force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h DM = +                       Mean Difference SD    N
a Employed            8.09            1.37 5586
b Unemployed          7.03   -1.13    1.97  145
c Not in labour force 8.10   +0.01    1.76 1771
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = -.50 p < .01 CURRENTLY UNEMPLOYED (vs. employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = +.07 ns EARLIER UNEMPLOYED (vs. employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = +.01 ns CURRENTLY NOT IN LABOURFORCE (vs. employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h Beta-f = +.04 ns EARLIER NOT IN LABOURFORCE (vs. employed)

Beta's controlled for:
- health
- age
- marital status
- having children
- income
- death of a closely related person
- termination of a close relationship
- conflicts with/among related persons
- physical activity