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Correlational findings

Study Henley & Davis (1967): study US 1959

Public:
60+ aged chronically-ill, followed three years, USA, 1959-62
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 167
Non Response:
24% not available because of death, mental deterioration, unknown address or r
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at clinic or at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Clinic fee rating based on an evaluation of the patient's total financial situation: 3-point scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-g-sq-v-4-a G = +.37 p < .01 When among the lowest income category the welfare Ss were compared with those dependent on Social Security or relatives, welfare status appears to be negatively related to happiness: G'=-.79 (01).