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Correlational findings

Study Muffels et al. (2012): study ZZ Europe 2008

Public:
18+ aged general public, 47 countries, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 67216
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Social Value Index Score
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report indices of
a. importance of family and friends,
b. altruism
c. trust.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a SNR = + AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE endorsement of family values in 47 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.38 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happines by INDIVIDUAL endorsement of Social Values

OPRC controlled for (model 9):
- Personal characteristics
  - age, age squared, age cubed
  - employmnet status
  - marital status
  - bad health
  - gender
  - income
    - log relative HH income
    - log household income
    - Low income status
- nation characteristics
  - unemployment rate
  - log GDP/capita
  - income inequality (GINI)
  - Average support for modernization values
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.41 p < .01 OPRC additionally controlled for (model 14):
-Personal characteristics
- Education
- Number of children
- Death of a child event
- Religion
- Church Attendence
- Social Participation
- nation characteristics
  - GDP annual growth rate
  - HDI
- cros level interactions
   - Social values*HDI
   - Modernization values*HDI
   - Social values*GINI
   - Modernization values*GINI

Similar accross
- modernization of nations (HDI)
- income inequality in nations (GINI)