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Correlational findings

Study Aysan & Aysan (2017): study ZZ Europe 2011

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 34 European nations, 2011-2012
Survey name:
EU-EQLS 2011-2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 43636
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a employed (reference)
b unemployed
c retired
d homemaker
e disabled, student, and other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b DM = - p < .001                     Mean happiness   SD    DM
Employed               7.27         1.95
Unemployed             5.87         2.50  -1.30
Retired                7.02         2.27  -0.25
Homemaker              6.89         2.34  -0.38
Disabled,student,other 7.04         2.17  -0.23
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = -.05 p < .001 Employed O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.03 p < .001 Unemployed O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.07 p < .001 Retired O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.03 p < .001 Homemaker O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b Beta = +.04 p < .001 Disabled, student and other

Beta's controlled for:
- age
- education
- marital status
- health
- rural/urban
- social exclusion
- financial situation
- deprivation