print

Correlational findings

Study Kavetsos & Koutroumpis (2011): study ZZ EU28 2005

Public:
15+ aged general public, 29 EU countries, 2005- 2008
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital Status
Our Classification
Distribution
a.52% b.8% c.26% d.1% e.11%
Operationalization
0. Unmarried
1a. Married
1b. Cohabitting
1c. Divorced
1d. Seperated
1e. Widowed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = +.08 p < .01 a. Married     (vs Unmarried) O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = +.04 p < .01 b. Cohabiting  (vs Unmarried) O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.07 p < .01 c. Divorced    (vs Unmarried) O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.09 p < .01 d. Seperated (vs unmarried) O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.06 p < .01 e. Widowed     (vs Unmarried)

bs controlled for
- Nation characteristics:
  - log GDP per capita
  - Year effects
  - Country effects
- Community characteristics:
  - Community size
- Personal characteristics:
  - home access to:
    - Fixed phone
    - Mobile phone
    - TV
    - TV with DVD
    - CD
    - PC without Internet
    - PC with Internet
  - Age
  - Age squared
  - Male
  - Employement status
  - Education level
  - Financial situation