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Correlational findings

Study Manning-Gibbs (1972): study US 1946

Public:
Adults, general public, USA, 1946-1966
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 25617
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: 20-29
2: 30-39
3: 40-49
4: 50-59
5: 60-69
6: 70+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-c G = G' based on proportion very happy.
Response formats of happiness question very slightly over the years.

1946: blacks: G' = -.00 (ns)
      whites: G' = -.10 (01)
1956: blacks: G' = +.14 (05)
      whites: G' = -.11 (01)
1966: blacks: G' = +.05 (ns)
      whites: G' = -.08 (01)