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Correlational findings

Study Fleche (2015): study SY 1999

Public:
14+ aged general public, Switserland, followed 12 years 1999-2012
Survey name:
CH-SHP pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = -.04 p < .01 Age in years O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.49 p < .01 Years of age squared/100

b-fix controled for CURRENT:
- personal characteristics
  - sexe
  - personal income
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - education
  - religion
  - language
  - political preference
  - self rated health
  - foreign born
- Centralization reform in canton

Unaffected by additional control for
- canton characteristics
  - income per capita
  - unemployment rate
- municipal population size
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = -.06 p < .01 CHANGE age during 12 years O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.42 p < .01 CHANGE in age squared/100

b-fix controled for CHANGE in
- personal characteristics
  - Income
  - sexe
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - self rated health
- centralizatiion reform in canton

Unaffected by additional control for CHANGE in:
- canton characteristics
  - income per capita
  - unemployment rate
- municipal population size