Correlational finding on Happiness and Twin or triplet child
Subject code: F01ac04

StudyDeNeve et al. (2012): study US 2001
TitleGenes, Economics and Happiness.
SourceJournal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 2012, Vol. 5, 193 - 211
URLhttp://ideas.repec.org/p/ces/ceswps/_2946.html
PublicYoung adults, USA, 2001
SampleProbability stratified sample
Non-Response13
Respondents N =15197

Correlate
Author's labelMonozygotic vs same sex dizygotic twins
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Our classificationTwin or triplet child, code F01ac04
Operationalization
1. monozygotic (MZ)twins
2: dizygotic (DZ)twins
Observed distribution1: N= 217;0: N= 219

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-rSNR=+ p < .032
MZ:r  .345
DZ:r  .129


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-rSelf report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
SNRStatistic Not Reported
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl