Correlational finding on Happiness and Hours work
Subject code: E02ad02

StudyZuzanek (2006): study CA 2001
TitleAdolescent Time use and Well-Being from a Comparative Perspective.
SourceSociety and Leisure, 2006, Vol. 28, 379 - 423.
Public12-19 aged, Ontario, Canada, 2001/2003
SampleProbability stratified sample
Non-Response20,7
Respondents N =2213

Correlate
Author's labelweekly hours of paid work
Page in Source 401
Our classificationHours work, code E02ad02
Operationalization
Hours of work reported in time diaries kept on one day 

0 no work reported
1 1-10 hours
2 11-20 hours
4 more than 21 hours

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-FH-?-sq-?-5-aDM=
no work reported     M = 3.92
1-10 hours           M = 4.02
11-20 hours          M = 3.91
more than 21 hours   M = 3.99


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-FH-?-sq-?-5-aSelfreport on single question:

"....... how happy you feel ....."
(full question not reported)
1
2
3
4
5

Scale labels not reported


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl