Table 3 Correlations of analysed variables (Pearson’s correlation)

From: Well-being and environmental quality: Does pollution affect life satisfaction?

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Life satisfaction 1                 
Feeling about household’s income −0.46 1                
Belonging to a particular religion 0.07 −0.15 1               
Gender 0.03 0.06 −0.11 1              
Born in country −0.15 0.20 −0.35 0.07 1             
Unemployed −0.13 0.18 0.00 −0.04 0.04 1            
Retired −0.09 0.15 −0.15 0.10 0.21 −0.14 1           
Age −0.17 0.19 −0.17 0.12 0.28 −0.10 0.76 1          
Age squared −0.17 0.19 −0.17 0.12 0.28 −0.10 0.76 1.00 1         
Years of education 0.12 −0.20 0.07 0.05 −0.08 −0.02 −0.25 −0.16 −0.16 1        
How often socially meet with friends 0.22 −0.18 0.03 0.01 −0.09 0.00 −0.21 −0.37 −0.37 0.05 1       
Satisfaction with government 0.43 −0.32 0.13 −0.01 −0.18 −0.08 −0.04 −0.07 −0.07 0.09 0.13 1      
Satisfaction with democracy 0.40 −0.29 0.13 −0.04 −0.17 −0.08 −0.07 −0.10 −0.10 0.11 0.10 0.67 1     
Interpersonal trust 0.24 −0.13 0.01 0.04 0.00 −0.05 0.02 0.05 0.05 0.14 0.04 0.27 0.26 1    
Lives with husband or partner −0.04 0.11 −0.03 0.09 −0.01 0.02 0.09 −0.06 −0.06 −0.20 0.19 0.00 0.00 −0.05 1   
Air pollution PM10 0.01 −0.05 −0.15 0.04 0.16 −0.03 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.22 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.02 −0.05 1  
Subjective general health −0.36 0.31 −0.16 0.07 0.21 0.00 0.45 0.57 0.57 −0.23 −0.28 −0.15 −0.19 −0.08 −0.01 −0.04 1