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Correlational findings

Study Samuel & Hadjar (2016): study ZZ Europe 2002

Public:
25-80 aged, general public, Europe, Multiple nations, 2002 - 2012
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-6: 2002-2014
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 170496
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Welfare-state regime
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Social Democratic  (ref, 5 nations, n= 28114)
b. Conservative (7 nations, n = 36438)
c. Family-oriented (7 nations, n = 31640)
d. Liberal (3 nations n = 21003)
e. Post-socialist (13 nations n = 53301)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum---mq-n-11-b DM = a: 8,04          (sd = 1,42)
b: 7,16  -0.88   (sd = 1,83)
c: 6,72  -1,32   (sd = 2,04)
d: 7,29  -0,75   (sd = 1,84)
e: 5,76  -2,28   (sd = 2,18)
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.44 p < .01 Individual happiness by CONSERVATIVE welfare regime (Ref.: Social-democratic welfare regime).

Beta controlled for:
-interaction welfare-regime and status
-individual level differences in education,subjective health, unemployed, female, age and age squared.
-ESS round (Ref. = Round 2002)
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.13 ns If additionally controlled for:
- GDP
- Gini disposable income.
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.58 p < .01 Individual happiness by FAMILY-ORIENTED welfare regime (Ref.: Social-democratic welfare regime).

Beta controlled for:
-interaction welfare-regime and status
-individual level differences in education,subjective health, unemployed, female, age and age squared.
-ESS round (Ref. = Round 2002)
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.32 p < .05 If additionally controlled for:
- GDP
- Gini disposable income.
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.33 p < .10 Individual happiness by LIBERAL welfare regime (Ref.: Social-democratic welfare regime).

Beta controlled for:
-interaction welfare-regime and status
-individual level differences in education,subjective health, unemployed, female, age and age squared.
-ESS round (Ref. = Round 2002)
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.20 ns If additionally controlled for:
- GDP
- Gini disposable income.
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.71 p < .01 Individual happiness by POST-SOCIALIST welfare regime (Ref.: Social-democratic welfare regime).

Beta controlled for:
-interaction welfare-regime and status
-individual level differences in education,subjective health, unemployed, female, age and age squared.
-ESS round (Ref. = Round 2002)
O-Sum---mq-n-11-b Beta = -.38 p < .01 If additionally controlled for:
- GDP
- Gini disposable income.