# Correlational findings

## Study Cummins et al. (2002b): study AU 2002

Public
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Sample
Respondents
N = 2003
Non Response
88%
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

## Correlate

Authors's Label
Household Income
Our Classification
Distribution
N = 1 : 313, 2 : 349, 3 : 536, 4 : 285, 5 : 183
Operationalization
Single question:
Can you please give me an idea of your Household's annual income,combined from all sources and before tax?
Raw Income
1:<\$15000
2: \$15000-<\$30000
3: \$30000-<\$60000
4: \$60000-<\$90000
5: \$90000+

Adjusted Income =Raw Income divided by the sqare root of the number of household members

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca = p < .000 Raw Income
1: Mt =73.87, SD =21.59
2: Mt =75.24, SD =18.88
3: Mt =77.07, SD =15.76
4: Mt =79.40, SD =13.27
5: Mt =79.84, SD =12.69
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca = 2<5 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca = p < .002 Adjusted Income
1: Mt =73.87
2: Mt =76.93
3: Mt =78.94
4: Mt =76.44
5: Mt =68.57
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca = 1<4
4<3