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Correlational findings

Study Sörensen (2014): study ZZ EU 27 2008

Public:
18+ aged general public European Union, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 29188
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean: 49.14, SD: 17.57
Related specification variables
Operationalization
a: Age in years
b: Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Lgt = -         EU-27     EU-12     EU-7      EU-8
        All       high      middle    low

Age     -.02(01)  -.02(01)  -.02(0)   -.03(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Lgt = + Age²    +.00(01)  +.00(01)  +.00(05)  +.00(01)

EU-12: Rich countries
EU-7: Middle income countries
EU-8: Low income countries

Lgt denotes points difference in happiness after control for:
- Gender
- Health
- Family and children
- Education
- Employment status
- Monthly household income