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Correlational findings

Study Kiecolt & Acock (1990): study US 1980

Public:
18 + aged; Blacks, USA, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1911
Non Response:
33%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview by Black interviewer

Correlate

Authors's Label
respondent's education
Our Classification
Remarks
an average respondents were more educated than their mothers.
Distribution
mean 3,6; median 4.0; SD 1.4
Operationalization
current socio-economic status was measured by respondent's education and family income.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b b = -.05 ns beta controlled for:
- family composition before age 16
- mothers education
- sex, age
- current marital status