Correlational findings

Study Haindorfer (2019): study ZZ Eastern Europe 2012

21-65 aged, commuters from Slowakia, Tsjechia and Hungary, 2012-2013
Survey name:
AT TRANSLAB survey 2012-2013
N = 2687
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Commuting frequency
Our Classification
Commuting frequency:
A Daily (reference)
B Weekly
C Monthly/seasonal)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-af b = ns                        b
A Daily (ref.)  
B Weekly             -.08(ns)
C Monthly/seasonal   -.11(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-af Beta =                        b
A Daily (ref.)        
B Weekly              -.02
C Monthly/seasonal    -.02

b and beta controlled for:
- Gross monthly income
- Perceived prosperity development
- Perceived job-related health risks
- Perceived job security
- Commuting time in minutes (plus squared)
- Education level
- Knowledge of the German language
- Perceived health
- Perceived identity
- Balanced relation between work and family
- Marital status
- Having children
- Frequency contact w. other commuters/friends
- Frequency contact w. Austrian friends
- Good working climate
- Discrimination at work
- Number of commuters among family/friends
- Enough leisure time
- Possibilities realizing own ideas
- Possibility for mobility at work
- Flexible work contract
- Region of origin
- Gender
- Age
- Employment status
- Type of business
- Company size
- Ethnic differentiation at work
- Employment status before current job