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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
Education
Our Classification
Distribution
1: 13%, 2: 64%, 3:  23%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1:  Primary education (reference)
2:  Secondary education
3: Tertiary education

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

vs Primary education
Secondary   +.07(10) -.02(ns) +.07(ns) +.11(ns)
Tertiary    +.15(01) +.05(ns) +.15(10) +.18(10)

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

Lgt denotes points difference in happiness after control for:
- Living area
- Age
- Gender
- Family and children
- Employment
- Monthly household income