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Correlational findings

Study Gurin et al. (1960): study US 1957

Public
21+ aged, general public, USA,1957
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
13%; 5% not at home, 8% refusals
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home

Correlate

Authors's Label
Occupation
Our Classification
Remarks
Computed for presently married employed persons only. Males were categorized according to their own occupation and females according to their husband's occupation.
Related specification variables
Operationalization
0 All
1 Specific occupation


Professionals, technicians
  

Managers, proprietors


Clerical workers


Sales workers


Skilled workers


Semi-skilled workers

Unskilled workers


Farmers

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = + Professionals, technicans:
Males   : G' = +.12 (ns)
Females : G' = +.30 (01)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = + Managers, proprietors:
Males   : G' = +.21 (05)
Females : G' = +.15 (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = Clerical workers:
Males   : G' = -.11 (ns)
Females : G' = +.09 (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = + Sales workers:
Males   : G' = +.25 (05)
Females : G' = +.28 (05)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = Skilled workers:
Males   : G' = -.03 (ns)
Females : G' = +.03 (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = - Semi-skilled workers:
Females : G' =  -.16 (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = - Unskilled workers:
Males   : G' = -.24 (05)
Females : G' = -.36 (01)
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = - Farmers:
Males   : G' = -.16 (ns)
Females : G' = -.08 (ns)