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Correlational findings

Study Biddle (2014): study AU 2008 /1

Public:
15+ aged general public Australia 2008
Survey name:
AU-HILDA 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11082
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Distribution
completed year 10 or 11 only: 0.392; completed year 9 or less: 0.146; non-degree as highest qualification: 0.299; degree or higher: 0.211
Operationalization
1 Education
   a) Completed Year 10 or 11 only
   b) Completed Year 9 or less
   c) Non-degree as highest qualification
   d) Degree or higher as highest qualification
0 Base case Australian
   - male
   - aged 35-54
   - born in Australia
   - married
   - living in a couple with family without children or dependents
   - has completed Year 12
   - no post-school qualification
   - employed full-time manager or professional
- rates own health as good, very good or excellent

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-e b = +.03 p < .01 Probability of being very happe in comparison to the base case Australian
- Completed Year 10 or 11 only
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-e b = +.08 p < .01 - Completed Year 9 or less O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-e b = -.01 ns - Non-degree as highest qualification O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-e b = -.00 ns - Degree or higher as highest qualification

b controled for:
- Indigenous
- Age
- Gender
- Foreign born
- Family status
- Employment
- Health