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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
Income Band
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Income position in country
10 highest
;
1: lowest
.
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10. highest income band

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OPRC = +.09 p < .01 Income position
- low income countries           -.029 (ns)
- lower middle income countries  +.109 (01)
- higher middle income countries +.079 (01)
- high income countries          +.125 (01)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OPRC = -.26 p < .01 Income position squared
- low income countries           +.961 (01)
- lower middle income countries  -.325 (10)
- higher middle income countries -.091 (ns)
- high income countries          -.734 (01)

OPRCs controled for:
- thinking about meaning of life
- importance of religion
- attendance of religious services
- age
- gender
- marital status
- time spent thinking about meaning and purpose in life
- number of children
- social class
- health
- employment status
- education