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Correlational findings

Study Napier & Jost (2008): study US 2000

Public
Voters, before and after presidential election, USA, 2000
Sample
Respondents
N = 1142
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)
T1: face-to-face or telephone interview; T2: telephone interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Remarks
Scores adjusted for non response, within-household selection, poststratification of age and education, and attrition from T1 to T2.
Operationalization
Rated on 6 intervals

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-a = T1 age by T2 happiness O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-a b = +.04 ns Age in years O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-a b = +.20 p < .001 Age squared

B controlled for:
- Political conservatism
- Income
- Education
- Sex
- Marital status
- Employment status
- Church attendance
- Need for cognition
- Rationalization of inequality
O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-a b = +.02 ns Age in years O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-a b = +.21 p < .001 Age squared

B additionally controlled for:
- Rationalization of inequality

B mean point happiness (1-10) more or less per point (1-6) age