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Correlational findings

Study Marsh (1975): study GB 1971

Public:
16+ aged, general public, urban areas, England, 1971
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 593
Non Response:
Not reported.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Value Priorities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Choice of two out of four statements about political priorities
a: maintain order in the nation
b: fight rising prices
c: protect freedom of speech
d: give people more say in political decisions

Types distinguished in the basis of responses:
A: Acquisitives (a+b)
B: Intermediates (mixed)
C: Postbourgeois (c+d)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-g-sq-l-7-a DM = ns A: M = 2,16
B: M = 2,12
C: M = 1,95

The 7 point happiness scale was recoded as "low" satisfaction (1,2,3,4), "medium" satisfaction (5,6) and "high" satisfaction (7). Above means based on this 3-step scale.
O-SL?-g-sq-l-7-a BMCT = p < .14