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Correlational findings

Study Graham (2005): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1972-98
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 24128
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Years of education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on two questions:
a) "What is the highest grade in elementary school or highschool that (you/your fa~er/your mother/your [husband/wife] )finished and got credit
for?
0  no formal schooling
1  1st grade
2  2nd grade
3  3rd grade
4  4rd grade
5  5rd grade
6  6rd grade
7  7rd grade
8  8rd grade
9  9rd grade
10 10rd grade
11 11rd grade
12 12rd grade"
b) "Did (you/he/she) complete one or more years of college for credit? If yes: How many years did [you/he/she] complete? __________"

Taken into account the total amount of years of education.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.01 B controlled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Log income
- Race
- Current occupation
- Health index