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Correlational findings

Study Sulemana et al. (2016): study ZZ 2005

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 13 nations, 2005-2009
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 23000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Poor Water
Our Classification
Remarks
Order reversed and hence sign of correlation to fit positive formulation of this subject category
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question introduced as:
I am going to read out a list of environmental problems facing many communities. Please tell me how serious you consider each one to be here in your own community:

Poor water quality
4 very serious problem
3 somewhat serious problem
2 not very serious problem
1 not a serious problem at all

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = + p < .001 African Countries   b = +.09 (001)
Developed Countries b = +.10 (001)

b controlled for:
- personal characteristics
  - Age, Age Squared/100
  - Gender
  - Education
  - Health status
  - Marital status
  - Employment status
  - Social Capital
  - Income
  - Satisfaction with finances
  - Children
  - Control over life
  - Religiosity
- Environmental characteristics
  - City size
  - Country dummies