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Correlational findings

Study Taylor et al. (2006): study US 2005

Public:
Adults, general public, USA, 2005
Survey name:
PEW survey 2005
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3014
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Family Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Household Income in $ per Year
1. <20.000
2. 20.000-30.000
3. 30.000-40.000
4. 40.000-50.000
5. 50.000-75.000
6. 75.000-100.000
7. 100.000-150.000
8. >150.000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca D% = + p < .05               % very happy:
1. <20.000         23%
2. 20.000-30.000   25%
3. 30.000-40.000   34%
4. 40.000-50.000   30%
5. 50.000-75.000   34%
6. 75.000-100.000  38%
7. 100.000-150.000 48%
8. >150.000        50%

For Whites, family income correlates with happiness, for Blacks it does not.