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Correlational findings

Study Niimi (2018): study JP 2013

Public:
20-69 aged, general public, Japan, 2013
Survey name:
JP Preference Parameter Study 2013
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3257
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on a single question, afterwards categorized (in millions of yen):
1   < 1
2   1-2
3   2-4
4   4-6
5   6-8
6   8-10
7   10-12
8   12-14
9   14-16
10 16-18
11 18-20
.
.
.
20 >= 20
Then divided (in 10.000 yen) by the number of household members and taken it's natural logarithm

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks D-LS-c-sq-n-11-a b-rif = -.80 p < .01 b-rif controlled for:
- age
- gender
- marital status
- has child(ren)
- education
- household size
- poor health
- homeownership
- has loans
- unemployed
- not in labor force
- altruistic
- risk lover
- low time preference
- major city
D-LS-c-sq-n-11-a b-rif = -.60 p < .01 b-rif additionally controlled for:
- irregular job
- likely unemployed
- public pension
D-LS-c-sq-n-11-a b-rif = -.47 p < .01 b-rif additionally controlled for:
- relatively poor
- relatively rich