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Correlational findings

Study Aldous & Ganey (1999): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1993
Survey name:
US-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 101630
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Race
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: white
1: black

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a DM = - p < .001 Whites        M=    2,24
Blacks        M=    1,99
-difference:       -0,25
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a DMa = - p < .001 Whites        Ma=   +0,07
Blacks        Ma=   -0,12
-difference:        -0,19
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a DMa = p < .05 Female white   Ma=  +0,09  (N=3638)
Female black   Ma=  -0,13  (N=2088)
Male white     Ma=  +0,04  (N=3041)
Male black     Ma=  -0,12  (N=1396)

DMa controlled for:
-income
-education,
and compared to population mean of zero.