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Correlational findings

Study Aassve et al. (2012): study ZZ Europe 2006

Public
20-50 aged, general public in 19 European nations, 2006
Survey name
EU-ESS 3: 2006
Sample
Respondents
N = 14419
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
At least one child
Our Classification
Remarks
Partnership: 1 = respondent is currently living with a husband/wife/partner at home 0 = otherwise
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on question wether one has ever given birth to at least one child (or fathered)
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = -.04 ns MEN
All-in all countries
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.07 p < .05 Living in a Scandiavian welfare state
Less so in welfare state type
- Mediterranean  -.04 (ns)
- Conservative   -.15 (01)
- Liberal        -.10 (05)
- Eastern        -.12 (10)
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +.37 Partnered only O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +.09 p < .01 WOMEN
All-in all nations
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +.21 p < .01 Living in a scandiavian welfare state
Less so in welfare state type
- Mediterranean  -.08 (ns)
- conservative  -.14 (01)
- Liberal       -.11 (05)
- Eastern       -.34 (01)
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.19 p < .05 Partnered only

OPRC values controlled for:
- age
- age squared
- annual household income
- working status
- years of education