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Correlational findings

Study Sander (2011): study US 2000

Public:
25+ aged general public, United States, 2000-2008
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Location
Our Classification
Operationalization
Location of residence:
a) Rural
b) Suburbs of one of 13-100 largest metropolitan areas
c) Suburbs of one of 12 largest metropolitan areas
d)Central city of one of 13-100 largest metropolitan areas
e) Central city of one of 12 largest metropolitan areas
f) Other urban

Happiness-measure rescaled to:
1: happy (when answering very happy or pretty happy)
0: not happy  (when answering not too happy)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa D% = PERCENTAGE HAPPY

Rural:                                 91%
Suburbs of 13-100 largest cities:      88%
Suburbs of 1-12 largest cities:        87%
Central city of 13-100 largest cities: 85%
Central city of 1-12 largest cities:   82%
Other urban areas:                     89%