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Correlational findings

Study London et al. (1977): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972
Survey name:
IR-National Survey QOL
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1297
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
All Job satisfaction Items
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 5 questions on satisfaction with:
a: co-workers
b: the work itself
c: benefits and security of the job
d: physical surroundings and amount of work
e: equipment at work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = .+43 p < .01 All                   (N=1297) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 Males                 (N=547) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.02 ns Females               (N=750) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.05 p < .01 Whites                (N=1165) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.01 ns Blacks                (N=115) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.05 ns Ages 16-29             N=358) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 Ages 30-49            (N=450) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 Ages 50-65            (N=269) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 Married               (N=890) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 ns Divorced, widowed, or separated  (N=246) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.11 ns Never married         (N=160) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.08 ns Education:0-11 grade  (N=424) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.03 ns High school graduate  (N=307) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.02 ns Some college          (N=358) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.29 p < .01 College graduate      (N=190) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.07 ns Low socioeconimic status         (N=337) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 ns Mid socioeconomic status         (N=268) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.14 p < .01 High socioeconomic status        (N=408) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 White-collar workers             (N=404) O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.04 ns Blue-collar workers              (N=349)


Beta's in SES subgroups controlled for other socio-demographic variables