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Correlational findings

Study Phillips (1969): study US NewHampshire 1965

Public:
21+ aged, general public, New Hampshire, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at home

Correlate

Authors's label
S.E.S
Our Classification
Operationalization
2-item index containing occupational level and educational level (Hollingshead Two-Factor Index of Social Position; see Hollingshead, 1957) low / medium / high.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-a G = +.30 p < .01 Low social participation    : G' = +.69 (01)
Medium social participation : G' = +.18 (ns)
High social participation   : G' = +.21 (05)
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a G = + Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.40 (01)
Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.16 (ns)
High contact with friends:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.25 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.25 (ns)
Medium contact with friends:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.56 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.05 (ns)
Low contact with friends:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.42 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.16 (ns)

Knowing a high number of neighbours:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.39 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.18 (ns)
Knowing a medium number of neighbours:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.32 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.03 (ns)
Knowing a low number of neighbours:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.49 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.00 (ns)


High organizational activity:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.28 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.12 (ns)
Medium organizational activity:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.33 (05)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.09 (ns)
Low organizational activity:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.40 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.07 (ns)

High social participation:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.29 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = -.18 (ns)
Medium social participation:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.38 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = +.01 (ns)
Low social participation:
    Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.48 (01)
    Index of Negative Affects:  G' = +.20 (ns)