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Correlational findings

Study Fontaine Carrion & Katsunori (2013): study IN 2009

Public:
20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, followed 3 years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4069
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 illiterate (reference)
2 liyterate but < 4 years schooling
3 primary
4 middle/ upper primary
5 secondary/higher secondary
6 college, not graduated
7 graduate v+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.34 ns literate but <4 years school  (vs illiterate) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.06 ns primary                     (vs illiterate) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.31 p < .01 middle/upper primary          (vs illiterate) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.42 p < .01 Secundary/higher secundary  (vs illiterate) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.45 p < .01 college not graduated       (vs illiterate) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.66 p < .01 Graduate +                 (vs illiterate)

b controled for
- age
- gender
- employment status
- household expenditure
- family status
- number of children
- city
- caste