Correlational finding on Happiness and Reasons for working
Subject code: W05ac01

StudyHaavio-Mannila (1971): study FI 1966
TitleSatisfaction with Family, Work, Leisure and Life among Men and Women.
SourceHuman Relations, 1971, Vol. 24, 585 - 601
Public15-64 aged, general public, Finland, 1966
Sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =948

Correlate
Author's labelReasons for employment
Page in Source 599
Our classificationReasons for working, code W05ac01
Operationalization
0 Reason not mentioned                1 Reason 
mentioned.

a. utilize the education attained
b. satisfaction with work
c. not enough to do at home
d. getting independence
e. lacking interest in housework
f. meeting people
g. retaining connection with the    worklife
h. raising the standard of living
i. earning necessary income for family
j. economic reasons

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=-.05 ns
a.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.11 ns
b.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.08 ns
c.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.10 ns
d.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.14 ns
e.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.07 ns
f.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=+.04 ns
g.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=-.11 ns
h.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=-.01 ns
i.
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-br=-.28 p < .05
j.


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-bSelfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with overall life....."
(Full questions not reported)
3 very satisfied
2 fairly satisfied
1 not satisfied
- NA


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
rPRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')
Type: test statistic.
Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metric
Range: [-1; +1]

Meaning:
r = 0 no correlation ,
r = 1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, and
r = -1 perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl