Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014): study AU 2008

15+ aged indigious people, Australia 2008
Survey name
N = 7717
Non Response
Interview: telephone (CATI)


Authors's Label
Our Classification
CDEP is Community Development Employment Projects for indigous Australians Comparison data base case Australian taken from HILDA 2008
Not in labour force: 0.398; umemployed: 0.093; works part-time: 0.195; occopuation not manager or a profressional: 0.407; job in the CDEP scheme: 0.062
1: employment status
    a not in labour force
    b unemployed
    c works part-time
    d  full time employed
        occupation not manager or professional
    e full time employed
       occuption in CEDP scheme

Base case Australian
  - male
  - aged 35-54
  - lives in non-remote Australia
  - is married
  - lives in a couple family without children
  - Indigenous Australians only in household
  - speaks English at home
  - no residual change previous 5 years
  - employed full-time outside CDEP scheme
  - has completed Year 12
  - does not have a qualification
  - assesses one's own health very good
  - not victim of violence last 12 months
  - not arrested in the last 5 years
  - Lives in a house meets occupancy standard

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.04 p < .05 Probability of being very happy in comparison to the base case Australian.

1a Not in the labour force
O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.06 p < .05 1b Unemployed O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = -.01 ns 1c Works part-time O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = +.01 ns 1d Occupation is neither a manager or a professional O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b b = +.01 ns 1e Main job is in the CDEP scheme

b controled for:
- Personal characteristics:
  - Age
  - Gender
  - Family Status
  - Employment
  - Education
- Environmental characteristics:
  - Lives in remote Australia
  - non-Indigenous person living in
  - Main language spoken at home is not English
  - Changed residence in the previous 5 Years
  - Victim of violence in previous 12 months
  - Arrested in previous 5 years
  - Lives in a house below standard