### Correlational finding on Happiness and Challenge of workSubject code: W04ab01

 Study Andersson (2008): study SE 1991 Title Happiness and Health: Well-Being among the Self-Employed. Source The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2008, Vol. 37, 213 - 236 DOI DOI:10.1016/j.socec.2007.03.003 Public 18+aged, working people, Sweden, followed 9 years, 1991-2000 Sample Selection from probability samples Non-Response Respondents N = 1998

 Correlate Author's label Job is Mentally Straining Page in Source 224-225,234 Our classification Challenge of work, code W04ab01 Operationalization ```Self-reported on single question that is your mentally straining ? 1. Yes 0. No ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-3-e r=-0.1 p < .1 ```Self-employed: (N=356) ``` M-FH-g-sq-v-3-e r=+.03 p < .1 ```Wage-earners: (N=640) ```

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text M-FH-g-sq-v-3-e Selfreport on single question:Do you generally feel that your life is a source of personal satisfaction?1 no, never2 yes, sometimes3 yes, most of the time

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -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