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Correlational findings

Study Duff & Ivlevs (2011): study ZZ World samples 1994

Public:
18+ aged, 85 developed and developing countries, 1994-2007
Survey name:
INT-World Values Survey, pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
interviews, face-to--face, CATI or CAPI

Correlate

Authors's Label
Divorced
Our Classification
Remarks
Order and hence sign of correlation changed by WDH team
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: married
0: divorced

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OPRC = +.18 p < .001 OPRC (+.177)controled for:
- thinking about meaning of life
- importance of religion
- attendance of religious services
- age
- gender
- time spent thinking about meaning in life
- income band
- number of children
- social class
- health status
- employment status
- education

Most negative in low income countries, insignificant in high income countries