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Correlational findings

Study Tan & Tan (1986): study US 1984

Public
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1984
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Not reported
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)
Direct closed question, telephone interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
Mean 37.5
Operationalization
Age

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a Beta = -.05 ns Beta controlled for:
- income
- TV program types viewed (News & Public  
     affairs, Game Shows, Soap operas, Sports,
     Action drama, and Situation comedies)
O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.02 ns Beta controlled for:
- income
- mass media use (TV, Movies, Newspaper,
     Magazines, and Books)