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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
Occupation
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: farmers, farm labourers
b: service workers
c: semi- and unskilled workers
d: skilled workers
e: white collar
f: business executives
g: (semi)professionals

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' = +.09 (ns)
      whites: G' = +.09 (01)
1956: blacks: G' = -.03 (ns)
      whites: G' = +.13 (01)
1966: blacks: G' = -.17 (05)
      whites: G' = +.13 (01)