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Correlational findings

Study Pierewan & Tampubolon (2014a): study ZZ Europe 2002

Public:
16+ aged general public, EU nations, 2004- 2010
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Remarks
Question and other levels not reported
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
highest level of education attained by respondents, ranging from 'primary education' to 'second stage of tertiary education'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +/- ns         b         se
2004  +.00 (ns)  0.004
2006  -.01 (05)  0.004
2008  -.00 (ns)  0.003
2010  -.00 (ns)  0.002

b's controlled for:
- frequency internet use
- social life
  - social meeting
  - social support
  - trust
- health
- socio-demographics
  - gender
  - marital status
  - income
  - employment status
- regional characteristics
  - internet density
  - unemployment rate

Similar results obtained with a logistic regression