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Correlational findings

Study Cummins et al. (2004c): study AU 2003

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1897
Non Response:
88%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Pets
Our Classification
Operationalization
Do you have an animal as a pet?
a: Pet Owner
b: Non-Owners

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-c DMt = + p < .337 a Mt = 7,76; SD = 1,67
b Mt = 7,81; SD = 1,72
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-c DMt =                 Pet Owner      Non-Owners
Income
<$15000        Mt=7,00;SD=2,07; Mt=7,80;SD=2,07
$15000-$30000  Mt=7,55;SD=1,94; Mt=7,56;SD=1,99
$31000-$60000  Mt=7,73;SD=1,64; Mt=7,80;SD=1,50
$61000-$90000  Mt=7,82;SD=7,68; Mt=7,68;SD=1,59
$91000-$120000 Mt=8,19;SD=1,14; Mt=8,10;SD=1,26
$121000-$150000Mt=8,12;SD=1,01; Mt=8,42;SD=9,00
>$150000       Mt=8,37;SD=1,24; Mt=7,74;SD=2,20