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Correlational findings

Study Nikolaev (2018): study AU 2001

Public:
Working aged (22-65), Australia, followed 12 years, 2001-2013
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 126265
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years of education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d DMa = + YEARS OF EDUCATION

DMa controlled for:
- age + age squared
- gender
- marital status
- employment status
- individual labor income (log)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.01 p < .10 Beta similar for males and females A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-g Beta = + p < .01 Poaitive affect: Beta = +.02 (01)
Negative affect: Beta = -.28 (01)
Correlation with Affect Balance hence positive

Similar for males and females
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.06 ns - Graduate        (vs less than highschool)

Betas controlled for:
- age + age squared
- gender
- marital status
- employment status
- individual labor income (log)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.03 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- health
- exercise
- agreeableness
- conscientiousness
- emotional stability
- extraversion
- openness