Correlational finding on Happiness and Current position of one's region
Subject code: R08ab

StudyOkulicz-Kozaryn (2010): study ZZ 1996
TitleGeography of European Life Satisfaction.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 101, 435 - 445
DOIDOI:10.1007/s11205-010-9671-y
Public15+ aged, general public, 188 West European provinces, 1996
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Non-Response
Respondents N =65178

Correlate
Author's labelhappiness in neighbouring regions
Page in Source 438-440
Our classificationCurrent position of one's region, code R08ab
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-bMI=.66 p < .01
AVERAGE happiness in region or residence by 
AVERAGE happiness in neighboring regions


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-bSelfreport on single question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4 very satisfied
3 fairly satisfied
2 not very satisfied
1 not at all satisfied
- Don't know


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
MIMORAN's I
Type: test statistic
Measurment level: Correlate
Range: [-1,1]
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl