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Correlational findings

Study Gove & Zeiss (1987): study US 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1974-1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2248
Non Response:
23,3%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 = Female
1 = Male

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa D% =            % Very happy  %Pretty happy
Males       33,3 %       48,3,%
Females     38,2 %       49,5 %
Difference  -4,9 %       -1,2 %

       % Not too happy  % Not at all happy
Males       14,9 %        3,5,%
Females     10,2 %        2,1 %
Difference  +4,7 %       +1,4 %
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = - Males   M = 3,11
Females M = 3,22
DM         -0,11

After control for income, education, race and
age:
Males   M = 3,10
Females M = 3,23
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa = .006 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa Beta = -.01 p < .001 Beta (-.008) controlled for:
- income
- education
- race
- age