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Studies

Helliwell & Huang (2008): study CA 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.
Title:
Well-Being and Trust in the Workplace.
Source:
NBER Working Paper No 14589, 2008, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
Working population, Canada, 2003
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
8
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.95 7.72
SD:
1.42 1.58

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Household income Household income Trust in coworkers Relations at work
Co-worker support
Self-perceived health status Self-perceived health Male Sex (male vs female) Age Group Current age (in years) Marital Status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS Education Level of school-education Frequency of visiting relatives Contacts with relatives Friendship Current contacts with friends Contact with neighbours Current contacts Membership General trust Current trust Trust in neighbours Trust in people Confidence in police Trust in institutions Importance of religion Attitudes to religion Frequency of attending religious services Participation in church