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Correlational findings

Study Berkman (1971): study US Alameda County, California 1965

Public:
Adults, general public, Alameda County, USA, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6928
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
S.E.S.
Our Classification
Operationalization
3-item index on socioeconomic status containing:
- income
- educational level
- occupational prestige
rated as low(0), middle(1) and high(2)
SES.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-a DMr = +   proportion happy:
0: low SES         36.5%     AR= .47
1: middle SES      34.4      AR= .49
2: better          29.1%     AR= .55
The average ridits (AR) were calculated with
the distribution of the total sample as reference