Correlational findings

Study Abbott et al. (2011): study ZZ Various nation sets 2001

Adults, general public, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Georgia, 2001
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 2000
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Evalution material living conditions
Our Classification
Self report question about the ability of the houshold to purchase a range of goods and services ranging from basic houshold items to major consumer good such as a car (full text not reported)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = +.15 p < .001 Beta controled for other aspects of economic situation:
- perceived economic situation of family(good vs bad)
- can afford basic food
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = -.09 p < .001 Beta additionally controled for:
- Age
- Gender
- social cohesion
  - general trust in people
  - trust in government
  - trust in institutions
  - fear of crime
- social integration
  - has close friend
  - social recource
  - active on organizations
  - nationality: identification with ethnic mayority
  - married
  - employed
- empowerment
  - sense of malaise
  - sense of personal control
  - selfrated health
  - perceived political influence
  - perceived political freedom
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Beta = -.10 p < .001 Beta additionally controled for country
- Freedom of choice and control