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Correlational findings

Study Mookherjee (1997): study US 1986

Public:
60+ aged, general public, USA 1982-91
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3049
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
number of years of schooling
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. 0-11 years
2. 12
3. 13 above

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = + p < .00 1.   M= 2.17  SD= .68
2.   M= 2.26  SD= .64
3.   M= 2.33  SD= .63
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.11 p < .00 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.06 p < .00 Beta controlled for socio-demographic variables:
   - Gender
   - Race
   - Marital status
   - Financial status
   - Place of residence
   - Religious membership
   - Religious attendance
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = -.00 ns Beta controlled for:
- socio-demographic variables
   - Gender
   - Race
   - Marital status
   - Financial status
   - Place of residence
   - Religious membership
   - Religious attendance
- satisfaction with:
   - Neighbours
   - Non-working activities
   - Family
   - Friends
   - Health
   - Finance