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Correlational findings

Study Cummins et al. (2003a): study AU 2002

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1999
Non Response:
75%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Household Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Raw income
1 :<$15,000
2 :>>$15,000-$30,000
3 :>$30,000-$60,000
4 :>$60,000-$90,000
5 :>$90,000

Adjusted Income:
Raw income divided by the square root of the number of household members.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.10 p < .000 Raw household income
1  Mt = 7,16  SD =2,13
2  Mt = 7,55  SD =2,16
3  Mt = 7,63  SD =1,71
4  Mt = 7,90  SD =1,42
5  Mt = 8,06  SD =1,25
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca r = +.06 p < .055 Adjusted household income
1  Mt = 7,51   SD =2.08
2  Mt = 7,69   SD =1,73
3  Mt = 7,85   SD =1,56
4  Mt = 7,92   SD =1,28
5  Mt = 7,56   SD =1,38