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Correlational findings

Study Requena (2016): study ZZ Europe 2012 /1

Public
15+ aged general public, 29 European countries, 2012 Wealthy nations (GDP higher than 20,000) and developing nations (lower than 20,000)
Survey name
EU-ESS 6: 2012
Sample
Respondents
N = 56835
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Social Capital 2
Our Classification
Distribution
Wealthy countries: m = 2.95; SD = 1.40
Developing countries: m = 2.16; SD = 1.32
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
With how many people can you discuss intimate and personal matters?
0 - None
6 - Ten or more persons

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = +.20 p < .01 Wealthy countries O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = +.16 p < .01 Developing countries O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.11 p < .001 Wealthy countries O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a b = +.13 p < .001 Developing countries

b values controled for:
- personal characteristics
- income
- marital status
- employment
- social capital
- selfrated health
- personal freedom
- personal value
- living environment
- countryside
- country village
- small city
- suburb or outskirt of big city
- big city