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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
Caste
Our Classification
Distribution
a: 15%, b: 8%, c: 26% d: 1,4%
Operationalization
a: Scheduled castes
b: Scheduled tribes
c: Other backward castes
d: Neo Buddists

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = -.03 ns Scheduled castes       (vs higher castes) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = -.13 ns Scheduled tribes      (vs higher castes) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = -.27 p < .01 Other backward castes (vs higher castes) O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.10 ns Neo-Buddists         (vs higher castes)

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