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Correlational findings

Study Kaliterna Lipovcan & Prizmic-Larsen (2016): study HR 2008

Public:
18+ aged happy and unhappy people, Croatia, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 800
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
The respondents were told that responses were anonymous

Correlate

Authors's Label
Per capita household income
Our Classification
Remarks
The income is given in Euros, it was recalculated based on currency rate of November 2008 (1 Euro = 7.18 Croatian Kuna)
Operationalization
Monthly income divided by number of persons in family:
a: <70 - 139
b: 140 - 279
c: 280 - 558
d: 559+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a D% = +               happy    unhappy
<70 - 139      11%       23%
140 - 279      24%       37%
280 - 558      43%       28%
559+           22%       12%
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a Chi² = 48.4 p < .001 happy people reported to have higher income than unhappy ones