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Correlational findings

Study Hanson & Sloane (1992): study US 1976

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1976-1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4509
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Job satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
On the whole, how satisfied are you with the work you do-would you say you are very satisfied, moderately satisfied, a little dissatisfied, or
very dissatisfied?"
0= moderately satisfied,a little dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied
1 = very satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.79 p < .05 Females,Homemakers
1970s
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.88 p < .05 early 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +1,1 p < .05 late 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +1.0 p < .05 Females, Part-time
1970s
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = 1.3 p < .05 early 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +1.4 p < .05 late 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.45 ns Females, Full-time
1970s
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.67 p < .05 early 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.38 ns late 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.57 p < .05 Males,Full-time
1970s
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.83 p < .05 early 1980s O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +1.2 p < .05 late 1980s

B's controlled for:
- age
- race
- education
- spouse's work status,
- spouse's occupation
- number of children
- satisfaction with family
- income
- prestige
- job authority
- job autonomy
- convenience
- past work experience
- year