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Correlational findings

Study Mookherjee (1997): study US 1986

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

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with neighbours
Our Classification
Distribution
N: 1= 282   2= 923   3=1844
Operationalization
Single question on satisfaction with neighbours:
1.not satisfied
2.somewhat satisfied
3.well satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.26 p < .00 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = + p < .00 1. M= 1.83 SD= .74
2. M= 2.11 SD= .61
3. M= 2.37 SD= .65
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = +.11 p < .00 Beta controlled for
- socio-demographic variables:
   - Gender
   - Race
   - Marital status
   - Education
   - Financial status
   - Place of residence
   - Religious membership
   - Religious attendance
- satisfaction with:
   - Non-working activities
   - Family
   - Friends
   - Health
   - Finance