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
Social qualities
Our Classification
A: Material security
     - sufficiency of income
     - evaluation of financial situatioin as good/bad
     - can afford basic food     
B: Social cohesion
     - most people can be trusted
     - trust in government
     - trust in institutions
     - fear of crime
C: Social integration
     - active member of voluntary association
     - identifies with main ethnic groep in nation
     - perceived acces to social support
     - has a confidant outside family
    - married
    - employed
D: Conditions for empowerment
    - perceived political influence
    - perceived freedom
    - sense of control
    - self rated health
    - education

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .24 A: Material security O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .19 B: Social Cohesion O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .10 C: Social integration O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .13 D: Conditions for empowerment O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .33 For all variables O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c Ra² = .36 For all variables