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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
Monthly household income
Our Classification
Distribution
1: 24%, 2: 25%, 3: 25%, 4: 26%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self reported income bracket in EUROs
1: Less than 400 (reference)
2: 400-699
3: 700-1199
4: 1200 or more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Lgt = + p < .01             EU-27   EU-12    EU-7     EU-8
            All     high     middle   low

vs Less than 400 Euro
400-699    +.44(01)+.20(05) +.27(01) +.34(01)  
700-1199   +.65(01)+.41(01) +.40(01) +.51(01)
1200/more  +.86(01)+.70(01) +.42(01) +.56(01)

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
- Education
- Employment status