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Correlational findings

Study Tan & Tan (1986): study US 1984

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 446
Non Response:
Not reported
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Direct closed question, telephone interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 lower incomes
1 higher incomes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.19 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- age
- TV program types viewed (News & Public
     affairs, Game Shows, Soap operas, Sports,
     Action drama, and Situation comedies)
O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a Beta = +.21 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- age
- mass media use (TV, Movies, Newspaper,
     Magazines, and Books)