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Correlational findings

Study Moser-Peters (1969): study NL Utrecht 1967

Public:
21-65 aged general public, City of Utrecht,The Netherlands, 1967
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 300
Non Response:
14% unattainable etc.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Occupational level.
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Low
2: medium
3: high.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-c G = +.10 ns Married females were coded for the occupational level of their husbands.

U-shaped curve: those of medium occupational level being most happy.
Unaffected by sex and age.